1810 in the United States
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|1810 in the United States|
|Years:||1807 1808 1809 – 1810 – 1811 1812 1813|
The Star Spangled Banner, 15 stars, 15 stripes (1795–1818)
Events from the year 1810 in the United States.
- President: James Madison (Democratic-Republican)
- Vice President: George Clinton (Democratic-Republican)
- Chief Justice: John Marshall
- Speaker of the House of Representatives: Joseph Bradley Varnum (Dem.-Rep.-Massachusetts)
- Congress: 11th
- May 1 – Macon's Bill Number 2 becomes law, intending to motivate Britain and France to stop seizing American vessels during the Napoleonic Wars.
- June 4 – The Society in Dedham for Apprehending Horse Thieves is founded in Dedham, Massachusetts.
- June 23 – John Jacob Astor forms the Pacific Fur Company.
- September 8 – The Tonquin sets sail from New York Harbor with 33 employees of John Jacob Astor's newly created Pacific Fur Company on board. After a 6-month journey around the tip of South America, the ship arrives at the mouth of the Columbia River and Astor's men establish the fur-trading town of Astoria.
- September 23 – The Republic of West Florida declares independence from Spain.
- October 27 – The United States annexes the Republic of West Florida.
- April 10 – Willis Benson Machen, United States Senator from Kentucky from 1872 till 1873. (died 1893)
- April 17 – Joseph A. Wright, United States Senator from Indiana from 1862 to 1857. (died 1867)
- May 10 – James Shields, United States Senator from Illinois from 1849 till 1855 and United States Senator from Minnesota from 1858 till 1859 and United States Senator from Missouri in 1879. (died 1879)
- June 12 – David Levy Yulee, United States Senator from Florida from 1845 till 1851 and from 1855 till 1861. (died 1886)
- July 2 – Robert Toombs, United States Senator from Georgia from 1853 till 1861. (died 1885)
- November 9 – Thomas Bragg, United States Senator from North Carolina from 1859 till 1861. (died 1872)
- November 25 – Charles E. Stuart, United States Senator from Michigan from 1853 till 1859. (died 1887)
- December 14 – John Burton Thompson, United States Senator from Kentucky from 1853 till 1859. (died 1874)
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- A. R. Beck. Notes of a Visit to Philadelphia, Made by a Moravian Sister in 1810. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 36, No. 3 (1912), pp. 346–361
- Governor Gerry's Latin Speech, 1810. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Third Series, Vol. 59, (October, 1925 - June, 1926),
- S. E. Morison. Forcing the Dardanelles in 1810: With Some Account of the Early Levant Trade of Massachusetts. The New England Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 2 (April, 1928), pp. 208–225
- Erwin Stresemann. On a Collection of Birds from Georgia and Carolina Made about 1810 by John Abbot. The Auk, Vol. 70, No. 2 (April, 1953), pp. 113–117
- Edward C. Carter II. Birth of a political economist: Mathew Carey and the recharter fight of 1810-1811. Pennsylvania History, Vol. 33, No. 3 (July 1966), pp. 274–288
- J. Meredith Neil. "Plain and Simple Principles" for an American Art, 1810. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 93, No. 3 (July, 1969), pp. 410–416
- Richard W. Gronet. United States and the Invasion of Texas, 1810-1814. The Americas, Vol. 25, No. 3 (January, 1969), pp. 281–306
- Raymond A. Mohl. "The Grand Fabric of Republicanism" a Scotsman Describes South Carolina 1810-1811. The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 71, No. 3 (July, 1970), pp. 170–188
- Joseph Ewan. An Overlooked Printed "Catalogue of Plants in the Botanick Garden of South-Carolina," 1810. Taxon, Vol. 42, No. 2 (May 1993), pp. 365–367
- Joanna Bowen Gillespie. Filiopietism as Citizenship, 1810: Letters from Martha Laurens Ramsay to David Ramsay Jr.. Early American Literature, Vol. 29, No. 2 (1994), pp. 141–165
- Media related to 1810 in the United States at Wikimedia Commons