First 16 Presidents. By Tyler Franklin
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The North didn't like the South. It was like "I don't like no slavery" and the South were like "we like it and we are gonna fight 4 it".
Abraham started the Republican party to rival the Democrats. He disapproved of slavery. He was running for governor of Illinois, but lost. He was noticed though, and won presidency. He tried to save the states.
This was a case to the Supreme Court to handle because a slave was moved to illegal territory. He lost.
He was never married. He was a democrat. He approved of slavery. Lincoln Douglas debate.
He was a democrat from New Hampshire. He served as an officer in the Mexican War. Also he served in the Senate and House of Representatives.
The U.S bought a small area of land to the U.S. for $10 million.
He was a whig from New York. He opened trade with Japan. He is the 13th President. He was the first president to have a m in his first name and a f in his last name.
Henry Clay had this idea to add California as a free state and make D.C. free. But that also gave out the F.S.L acts which were bad.
Zach died. He was of the whig party. He was a war hero from Kentucky.
Texas was a state that was added after it was freed after Mexico was fightin' with us Americans. U!S!A! Texans wanted slavery and the right for immigration, so they fought the Mexicans and won.
James was a Democrat. He was the Tennessee Senator, Governor, and Represetative. He favored slavery.
The Oregon Trail was a trail that took 6 months to cross. It took people to Oregon. People went their on wagons. In Idaho it branched into two halves.
John Tyler was the vice president to William H. Harrison. He served not even a full term as president. He served a month less.
He was a whig, and he died from pnumonia he got giving a really long speech.
It was a depression, and the first depression. American Banks issued paper money that was never backed up with gold. People got scared and with drawled their money.
Martin was a democrat. He was vice president to Andrew Jackson.
He did not win the popular vote, but he won the electoral vote, and therefore won the election.
The plan was to make America stronger through transportation and protect American industry.
He was a Democrat-Republican and was an officer during the Revolutionary War, Senator, Minister to France, Britain and Spain. Govenor of Virginia he was.
Russia established Fort Ross. They traded with the Spanish. They did it to expand their empire.
Americans were angry at the British and attacked them. Nobody really won.
James Madison was a Democratic-Republican. He was from Virginia and the owner of a large slave plantation. He drafted the Bill of Rights, Jefferson's Secretary of State, "Father of the Constitution", and represented Virginia for Constitutional Congress.
In 1803, Thomas Jefferson paid Napoleon Boneparte $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. It doubled the size of the U.S.
Thomas Jefferson was a Democratic- Republican. He was the first of that party. He was the Secretary of State for Washington. He was also a skilled architect. His goals were to reduce debt, reduce taxes, and base the economy on farming.
Before Eli Whitney invented Interchangeable Parts, most goods were made by blacksmiths by hand. Eli Whitney invented the common day production use of parts that could be fit to any object made for it. All objects were cheaper and more faster to manufacture.
John Adams was a Federalist, and the only to be president. He was vice president to President Washington. George Washington died in 1799 from a throat infection.
In this rebellion, Farmers from Pennsylvania and Kentucky refused to pay taxes on whisky. Whisky was created from grain crops and was very profitable to the farmers. President George Washington sent 15,000 troops to enforce the laws and to show how the government would not put up with rebellion.˜
George Washington was the first President in the United States under the Constitution. He was a general in the American Revolution. He helped win the war and was considered an American Hero. He selected Thomas Jefferson as his Secretary of State, Alexander Hamilton as the Secretary of the Treasury, and Henry Knox as his Secretary of War. He was apart of no political party and lived in Virginia.