fifth president - 2 terms, most liked thing about him was his character, hired a great cabinet and was a hands-off president
John Quincy Adams
6th pres - 1 term, Was Monroe's Sec. of State, the only president at the time not part of the VA dynasty
7th pres- 2 terms, first to be recognized as using the spoils system, was a duelist
man of NY who was easily defeated for president by Monroe
Sec. of State who helped settle war ships on Great lakes issue
foreign minister of GB who worked to settle Great Lakes dispute
The "Liberator" from venezuela
Luis de Onis
spanish diplomat who started secret negotiations with US about FLA.
John Quincy Adams
man who wrote the monroe doctrine
Creator of the American System, the compromiser, Speaker of House
intro bill to fund national system of canals and roads from fed tariff money
resigned as VP because he wanted to work on nullification in south
Last act in office- veto bill for federal funding of roads/canals
NY politician who wanted gov to fund erie canal... "big ditch"
man who made steamboat that was 1st to carry heavy loads upstream
memorized GB spinning machine plans and traveled to US
interchangeable parts and cotton gin
applied Whitney's work to wooden clocks
NY congressman tried to amend MO statehood bill
man of 1824 election who dropped out due to illness/stroke
1st steel polished plow
improved sowing machine
Francis Cabot Lowell
Martin van buren
Jackson's 2nd VP and successor
adopted an indian (creek) boy despite past hatred of indians
Assisted Cherokee in farming adaptation- created language and served in US army
assisted Cherokee in fight against GA in court
William Henry Harrison
Whig president dead 4 weeks into office
VP who became president #10 after previous died 4 weeks in
president of bank ( Jackson HATES)
Richard Mentor Johnson
Van Buren's VP
improved telegraph and created Morse Code
invented gun that could be used without re-loading
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