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1820

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It was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave state.

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1829-1837

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Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837, seeking to act as the direct representative of the common man.

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1832

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In November 1832 the Nullification Convention met. The convention declared that the tariffs of 1828 and1832 were unconstitutional and unenforceable within the state of South Carolina after February 1, 1833. They said that attempts to use force to collect the taxes would lead to the state's secession.

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1836-1845

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This decisive battle resulted in Texas' independence from Mexico. The Republic of Texas was located between the United States and Mexico and existed for a short period of time (1836 to 1845). ... Sam Houston was the first elected President of the Republic of Texas and served for two separate terms, 1836–1838 and 1841–1844.

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1836

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Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. On March 2, 1836,Texas formally declared its independence from Mexico. The TexasDeclaration of Independence was signed at Washington-on-The-Brazos, now commonly referred to as the “birthplace of Texas.”

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1836 Sam Houston is elected president

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Houston was twice elected President of the Republic of Texas. In the 1836 election, he defeated Stephen F. Austin and Henry Smith with a landslide of over 79% of the vote. Houston served from October 22, 1836, to December 10, 1838.

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1837-1841

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Martin Van Buren (born Maarten van Buren; December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American statesman who served as the eighth President of the United States from 1837 to 1841.


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1838

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Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (August 16, 1798 – December 19, 1859) was a Texas politician, poet, diplomat and soldier who was a leading Texas political figure during the Texas Republic era. He was the second President of the Republic of Texas after David G. Burnet (1836 as ad-interim president) and Sam Houston.

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1839

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Chief bowles was ordered to leave Texas and refused to leave so he was brutally killed. 

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1840

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In the Council House Fight thirty Penateka Comanche leaders and warriors, as well as some five women and children of the tribe, were killed by Texas troops at San Antonio on March 19, 1840. The event is said to have hardened Comanche hostility to whites in Texas. From the time of the first white settlements in Texas Comanche warriors and American frontiersmen had skirmished. 

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1841

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Houston was twice elected President of the Republic of Texas. In the 1836 election, he defeated Stephen F. Austin and Henry Smith with a landslide of over 79% of the vote. ... After his term as representative ended, Houston again served as President of the Republic of Texas from December 12, 1841, to December 9, 1844.

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1842

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Was an unsuccessful military operated launch in November 1842 

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1841 Santa Fe Expedition

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The Texan Santa Fe Expedition was a commercial and military expedition to secure the Republic of Texas's claims to parts of Northern New Mexico for Texas in 1841.

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1844-1845

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Was elected for president in Texas January 20 1844-845 

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1845 Texas annexed to the U.S.A.

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Polk accomplished this through the annexation of Texas in1845, the negotiation of the Oregon Treaty with Great Britain in 1846, and the conclusion of the Mexican-American War in 1848, which ended with the signing and ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo in 1848.

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1850 compromise

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Senator Henry Clay introduced a series of resolutions on January 29, 1850, in an attempt to seek ac ompromise and avert a crisis between North and South. As part of the Compromise of 1850, the Fugitive Slave Act was amended and the slave trade in Washington, D.C., was abolished.

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1854

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The initial purpose of the Kansas–Nebraska Act was to open up thousands of new farms and make feasible a Midwestern Transcontinental Railroad. The popular sovereignty clause of the law led pro- and anti-slavery elements to flood into Kansas with the goal of voting slavery up or down, resulting in Bleeding Kansas.




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1857

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 Also known simply as the Dred Scott case, was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court on US labor law and constitutional law. Dred Scott, an enslaved man who had been taken by his owners to free states and territories, attempted to sue for his freedom. 

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1861

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In 1827, Houston was elected Governor of Tennessee as a Jacksonian. ... As governor, he refused to swear loyalty to the Confederacy when Texas seceded from the Union in 1861 with the outbreak of the American Civil War, and he was removed from office.

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1861-1865

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In the spring of 1861, decades of simmering tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including states’ rights versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War (1861-1865).



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