Martin Van Buren Timeline

 

Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren Presidency Timeline
Martin Van Buren was the 8th President of the United States who served in office from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841. What were the key events during his presidency? The Martin Van Buren Presidency Timeline provides a fast, but detailed, overview of the important issues and key events with a brief explanation of each of the important events and the dates on which they occurred.

Martin Van Buren Presidency Timeline
Martin Van Buren Timeline covers the history, important accomplishments and key issues of his presidency from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841 that included:

Advocated lower tariffs and free trade
The Panic of 1837
The Amistad slave ship incident

Martin Van Buren Presidency Timeline
The following fact file format provides a fast overview of the Martin Van Buren Presidency with a History Timeline of the important events and accomplishments of his presidency. Martin Van Buren Presidency Timeline details the sequence of key historical events and accomplishments arranged in chronological order that had a significant impact on the history of the United States of America.

Martin Van Buren Timeline: Presidential Timeline of Important Events
1837His inauguration as 8th President of the United States
1837The Panic of 1837. Cotton prices drop and paper money was not exchanged for gold or silver. Banks closed in Philadelphia and New York City. The unstable US economy results in a depression and high unemployment
1837The Caroline affair strained relations between the United States and British Canada
1837The Osage Indian War in Missouri when invading Iroquois tribes forced the Osage to move West from their homelands
183811 January 1838: The first telegram in the United States was sent by Samuel Morse across 2 miles of wire at Speedwell Ironworks near Morristown, New Jersey via the Electric telegraph
1838The Neutrality Law of 1838 was passed empowering civil authorities to prevent border excursions
1838The forced relocation of the Cherokee people continues along the Trail of Tears.
1839Feb–May, 1839: The Aroostook War, a bloodless border conflict between the United States state of Maine and the British Canadian province of New Brunswick
1839General Winfield Scott negotiated a truce and a joint occupancy of the area in dispute until a settlement could be reached  (Webster-Ashburton Treaty)
1839The Amistad Slave Ship incident involving a mutinous slave ship
1840The formation of the Liberty Party which ran presidential candidates in 1840 and 1844
1841His presidency and term in office ends. The next US President was William H. Harrison
Martin Van Buren Timeline of important Events

Martin Van Buren Timeline - American Historama
For detailed articles about the most important events during his presidency timeline refer to Martin Van Buren Accomplishments and Events

Martin Van Buren Presidency Timeline
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The Martin Van Buren Timeline provides a detailed overview of the important events and the accomplishments of his presidential term in office. The following Martin Van Buren video will give you additional important facts and dates about both the personal life and political life of the 8th President of the United States whose presidency spanned from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841.

 

 

 

Martin Van Buren Presidency Timeline
 
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