THE FIRST AMERICAN PRESIDENTS George Washington 1789 to 1906 First constitutional president Preceded by 14 forgotten presidents Author of the constitution of 1787 Commander of the American army in the warof independence Creation of customs tariffs and the American centralbank
THE FIRST AMERICAN PRESIDENTS Thomas Jefferson 1801-1809 Builder of the capital Washington Principal author of the statementof American independence Purchaise of Louisiana (Franceand Britain) Purchaise of Oregon (Britain) Purchaise of Alasca (Russia) Lewis e Clark’s Expedition
THE FIRST AMERICAN PRESIDENTS James Madison 1809-1817 War against England 1812-1815 US x UK + Canada + Indian Nations UK Econimical trouble Still fighting Napoleon Canada and Indian Nations Defending their onw teritory Americans surprisingly did not lose Only the Indian Nations lost
THE FIRST AMERICAN PRESIDENTS James Monroe 1817-1825 The conquest of Florida Monroe Doctrine The America For the Americans The occasion has been judged proper forasserting, as a principle in which the rights and interests ofthe United States are involved, that the Americancontinents, by the free and independent condition whichthey have assumed and maintain, are henceforth not to beconsidered as subjects for future colonization by anyEuropean powers
THE FIRST AMERICAN PRESIDENTS Andrew Jackson 1829-1837 "Old Hickory" Commander in the War of 1812 Indian Removal Law This emigration should be voluntary, for it would be ascruel as unjust to compel the aborigines to abandon thegraves of their fathers and seek a home in a distantland. But they should be distinctly informed that if theyremain within the limits of the States they must besubject to their laws. In return for their obedience asindividuals they will without doubt be protected in theenjoyment of those possessions which they haveimproved by their industry
MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR 1846-1848 Manifest Destiny Conquests in Texas Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo New méxico + Califórnia 15 million U.S. dollars in compensation The United States expanded its territory by about¼ while Mexico lost half of its " Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to theU.S. " - Lázaro Cárdenas
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1861-1865 Northern States mechanized agricultureRailwaysSteamboatindustrializationAbolition of slavery
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Southern States Agricultural Economics Cotton, tobacco, corn Slave labor Political power in the hands of the landed aristocracy Population of 9 million - 3,950 million slaves Capitalism x Slavery Import tariffsNorth X SouthHigh tariffs No tariffsProtection of industry Facility for imports and exports
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Election of Abraham Lincoln Abolitionist The union of the country in first place The confederation calls for section 11 southern states Election of the confederation president JeffersonDavis
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Northern Advantage largest population powerful Navy Southern Advantage great horsemen Great shooters Traditional army Homestead Act Donation of land to those who remain in it for 5 yearswithout using slave labor
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Surrender in April 9,1865 Assassination ofLincoln 14 of april Ford Theater Jhon Wilkes Booth More then 600.000 dead Ku Kux Klan
Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.John F Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.The names Lincoln and Kennedy each contain sevenletters.Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.Both wives lost their children while living in the WhiteHouse.Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.Both Presidents were shot in the head.Lincolns secretary was named Kennedy.Kennedys secretary was named Lincoln.
Both were assassinated by Southerners.Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in1808.Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in1908.John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was bornin 1839.Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, wasborn in 1939.Both assassins were known by their three names.Both names are composed of fifteen letters.Lincoln was shot at the theater named Ford.
Kennedy was shot in a car called Lincoln.Booth ran from the theater and was caught in awarehouse.Oswald ran from a warehouse and was caughtin a theater.Booth and Oswald were assassinated beforetheir trials.AND HERES THE KICKER: A week before Lincoln was shot, he was inMonroe, Maryland.A week before Kennedy was shot, he was withMarilyn Monroe.
Abolition of slavery 13, 14 and 15 amendments Segregation laws Ku Kux Klan