Professor Rafinesque of Transylvania University publishes an account of his visit to Big Bone
The first railroad
in Kentucky opens. The horse-drawn cars run between Lexington and Louisville.
U.S. & World
Henry Clay wins Kentucky, but fails in his Presidential election bid against Andrew Jackson.
The Department of Indian Affairs is established.
The Nullification Crisis opens the debate over the issue of states' rights.
Andrew Jackson vetoes a bill rechartering the Bank
of the United States, touching off a political fight known as the Bank War.
The Black Hawk War is fought in Illinois and present-day Wisconsin.
The Seminole War begins.
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