# President Years Party 2 major happenings during term
Bill of Rights, neutrality policy, Whiskey Reb., est of Bank
XYZ affair, Alien and Sedition Acts, Quasi War
Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, Embargo, Marbury v. Mad
War of 1812, capitol burnt, recharter of Bank, Treaty of Ghent. Hart Conv. Star Sp. Banner.
Monroe Doctrine, Missouri Comp or Comp of 1820,
John Q. Adams
Corrupt Bargain, Transp. Rev, Erie Canal, Era of Good Feelings
established Dem Party, Indian Removal, Nullification, Trail of T, Peggy Eaton Affair, Force Bill, Tariff of Abomin, Destroyed Bank
Martin Van Buren
Panic of 1837, co-founder of Dem Party, 10hr. work day. Trail of T
William H. Harrison
1st to die in office, 1st to campaign for president, slogan.
1st to have impeach. process, Webster-Ashbt. Treat, Mormons to Utah.
*James K. Polk
War- Mexico, Manifest Destiny, 54-40 or fight, Oregon Trail
2nd to die in office, Began Comp. of 1850, Clayton Bulware Act, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
Compromise of 1850, Gold Rush, Opening of Japan, Wilmot Proviso
Gadsden Purch. Kansas/Neb Act, Bleeding Kansas,
Dred Scott, Harpers Ferry, Underground RR., Panic of 1857
Civil War, Emanc Proc, 1st to be assn. Gettysburg, Anaconda Plan, 10% plan. Fort Sumter, South seceeds.
impeached, Tenure of Office Act, KKK est. Purch. of Alaska
Credit Mobilier scandal, Ind. Rem II, Trans Cont. RR, Panic 73
*Rutherford B. Hayes
End of Reconst.. Corrupt Barg II, Bland-Allison Act,
began Civil Service Reform, assn. bad medical care.
Pent. Civil Service, Increased Navy, Mongrel Tariff, Chinese excl. Act
Haymarket Riot/bombing, ICC founded,
Wounded Knee, Mc Kinely Tariff, Influence of Seapower, Sherman Anti-Trust, Pan-American Conf, Hawaii?.
Panic 1893, Coxey’s Army, Atlanta Compromise, Sherman Silver, Panic of 1897
*William Mc Kinley
Spanish War, Hawaii annexed, Plessy v. Ferg. Panic of 1897
Speak softly, Square Deal, trust buster, conservation,
William H. Taft
Dollar Diplomacy, progressive period, NAACP began
WWI, 14 Points, Lusitania, 19th Amend, Schneck v. US
Return to Normalcy, Wash Nav Treaty, Women 1st election vote
Lindberg flight, Kellog-Briand Pact, The Jazz Singer, growning economy-Roaring 20’s,
Great Depression begins, Glass Steagle Act, Bonus Army, Good Neighbor Policy began. Nye Committee
New Deal, WWII, Court Packing, Pearl Harbor, Korematsu, voting patterns change.
*Harry S. Truman
A-Bomb, Cold War started, Berlin Crisis, NATO, China falls, GI Bill, Integration of Army. Growing economy.
Sputnik, NASA formed, Brown v. Board, Highway Act, social conformity.
*John F. Kennedy
Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin Wall erected, Bay of Pigs,
**Lyndon B. Johnson
Vietnam War, Gulf of Tonkin, Civil Rights, Voting Rights Act, Assn. of RFK,MLK
Watergate, Roe v. Wade, Treaty of Paris, end of Vietnam War, gas rationing, EPA created
Vietnam turns communist,
Boycott of Olympics, Iranian Revolution, 3 mile island,
End of Cold War, Iran Contra Affair, Reaganomics, “Star Wars”
George H.W. Bush
Berlin Wall down, fall of USSR, Gulf War, “Read my lips”
Bill Clinton (Slick Willie)
George Bush (W)
Supreme Court Case List
Case Year Precedent
1. Marbury v. Madison
2. McColloch v. Maryland
National Supremacy, necessary and proper, Power to tax is power to destroy
3. Gibbons v. Ogdan
National supremacy- interstate commerce regulated by Congress. Fed law over state law
4. Dred Scott v. Sandford
Slaves are not citizens they are property.
5. Plessy v. Ferguson
separate but equal
6. Schenck v. US
Clear and present danger. limits on free speech during war
7. Korematsu v. US
Japanese internment during war is constitutional
8. Brown v. Board of Ed.
desegregation of public schools
9. Mapp v. Ohio
10. Gideon v. Wainwright
right to council for poor provided
11. Miranda v. Arizona
have right to remain silent until lawyer present
12. Roe v. Wade
abortion constitional within first trimester
13. Nixon v. US
executive privilege has limits
14. Bakke v. UC Regents
affirmative action is constitutional
15. Texas v. Johnson
flag burning ok as symbolic speech.
16. Gregg v. GA
Capital punishment is not 8th amend violation
Amendments to study
Presidents to know
All * Be sure to study all the way to #40 (Ron!!!) and maybe one or two extra