Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Timeline of Major Topics By President: Part 1

The Young Republic, 1788-1815

1. George Washington, 1789-1797

VP - John Adams
Secretary of State - Thomas Jefferson
Secretary of Treasury - Alexander Hamilton
Major Items:
Judiciary Act, 1789
Tariff of 1789
Whiskey Rebellion, 1799
French Revolution - Citizen Genét, 1793
Jay Treaty with England, 1795
Pinckney Treaty with Spain, 1795
Farewell Address, 1796
First Bank of United States , 1791-1811

2. John Adams, 1797-1801

Federalist
VP - Thomas Jefferson
Major Items:
XYZ Affair, 1797
Alien Act, Sedition Act, 1798
Naturalization Act
"Midnight Judges," 1801
Kentucky (Jefferson) and Virginia (Madison) Resolutions, 1798

3. Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809

Republican
VP - Aaron Burr
Secretary of State - James Madison
Major Items:
Marbury v. Madison, 1803
Louisiana Purchase, 1803
Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1805
12th Amendment, 1804
Embargo Act, 1807
Non-Intercourse Act, 1809

4. James Madison, 1809-1817

Republican
VP - George Clinton
Secretary of State - James Monroe
Major Items:
Macon Act, 1810
Berlin and Milan Decrees
Orders in Council
"War Hawks," 1811-1812
War of 1812
Hartford Convention, 1814
First Protective Tariff, 1816

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