1816 in the United States
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|1816 in the United States|
|Years:||1813 1814 1815 – 1816 – 1817 1818 1819|
The Star Spangled Banner, 15 stars, 15 stripes (1795–1818)
Events from the year 1816 in the United States.
- President: James Madison (Democratic-Republican)
- Vice President: vacant
- Chief Justice: John Marshall
- Speaker of the House of Representatives: Henry Clay (Dem.-Rep.-Kentucky)
- Congress: 14th
- April 11 – In Philadelphia, the African Methodist Episcopal Church is established by Richard Allen and other African-American Methodists, the first such denomination completely independent of White churches.
- April 27 – The Dallas tariff is passed in Congress seeking to protect American manufacturing against an influx of cheaper British goods following the War of 1812.
- May 11 – The American Bible Society is founded in New York City, New York.
- August 24 – The Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri.
- November – James Monroe defeats Rufus King in the U.S. presidential election.
- December 11 – Indiana is admitted as the 19th U.S. state (see History of Indiana).
- The Second Bank of the United States obtains its charter.
- E. Remington and Sons (the firearm and later typewriter manufacturing company) is founded.
- January 3 – Samuel C. Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas from 1861 till 1873. (died 1891)
- July 4 – James B. Howell, United States Senator from Iowa from 1870 till 1871. (died 1880)
- October 11 – William W. Eaton, United States Senator from Connecticut from 1875 till 1881. (died 1898)
- October 20 – James W. Grimes, United States Senator from Iowa from 1859 till 1869. (died 1872)
- November 4 – James L. Alcorn, United States Senator from Mississippi from 1871 till 1877. (died 1894)
- November 29 – Henry Mower Rice, United States Senator from Minnesota from 1858 till 1863. (died 1894)
- December 12 – Thomas C. McCreery, United States Senator from Kentucky from 1868 till 1871. (died 1890)
- December 13 – Clement Claiborne Clay, United States Senator from Alabama from 1862 till 1864. (died 1882)
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