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Founding Fathers
The Game as History - The Presidents and the Issues They Faced

George Washington
1789-1793

North Carolina, 1789
Tax Rebellion, 1789
End Slavery, 1790
Suffrage for Women, 1790
France Demands Support, 1790
Rhode Island, 1790
Bill of Rights, 1791
Create National Bank, 1791
Assume State Debts, 1791
Re-locate Capital, 1791
Pay Off War Bonds, 1791
Vermont, 1791
Kentucky, 1792
George Washington
1793-1797

Northwest Indian War, 1794
British Attacks on Shipping, 1794
Tennessee, 1796
John Adams
1797-1801

Panic of 1797, 1797
Quasi-War with France, 1798
Sedition Act, 1798
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, 1798
Virginia Slave Revolt, 1800
Thomas Jefferson
1801-1805

Napoleon Seeks Help, 1803
Theory of Judicial Review, 1803
Ohio, 1803
Land Act of 1804, 1804
12th Amendment, 1804
Thomas Jefferson
1805-1809

French Attacks on Shipping, 1807
James Madison
1809-1813

War of 1812, 1812
Louisiana, 1812
James Madison
1813-1817

Hartford Convention, 1814
Indiana, 1816
Internal Improvements, 1817
James Monroe
1817-1821

Mississippi, 1817
Illinois, 1818
Alabama, 1819
Panic of 1819, 1819
First Seminole War, 1819
Adams-Onis Treaty, 1819
Land Act of 1820, 1820
Maine, 1820
Extension of Slavery Crisis, 1820
James Monroe
1821-1825

Missouri, 1821
Monroe Doctrine, 1823
John Quincy Adams
1825-1829

Panic of 1825, 1825
Andrew Jackson
1829-1833

Indian Removal Act, 1830
Nat Turner Slave Uprising, 1831
Nullification Crisis, 1832
Andrew Jackson
1833-1837

De-funding Bank of the USA, 1833
Second Seminole War, 1835
Specie Circular, 1836
Arkansas, 1836
Republic of Texas Established, 1836
Michigan, 1837
Martin Van Buren
1837-1841

Financial Panic, 1837
Independent Treasury System, 1840
William Henry Harrison
1841

 
John Tyler
1841-1845

Dorr Rebellion of Rhode Island, 1841
Webster-Ashburton Treaty, 1842
Florida, 1845
Texas, 1845
James Knox Polk
1845-1849

Buy Western Lands from Texas, 1845
Oregon Treaty, 1846
Mexican-American War, 1846
Iowa, 1846
Wilmot Proviso, 1846
Panic of 1847, 1847
Wisconsin, 1848
Zachary Taylor
1849-1850

 
Millard Fillmore
1850-1853

California, 1850
Prevent Fugitive Slave Act, 1850
Extend Slavery to Southwest, 1850
End Slave Auctions in the Capital, 1850
Open Relations with Japan, 1851
Franklin Pierce
1853-1857

Gadsden Purchase, 1853
Ostend Manifesto, 1854
Prevent Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854
Bleeding Kansas, 1854
Third Seminole War, 1855
James Buchanan
1857-1861

Panic of 1857, 1857
Dred Scott Decision, 1857
Minnesota, 1858
Oregon, 1859
Raid on Harpers Ferry, 1859
Secession, 1860

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