1829 in the United States
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|1829 in the United States|
|Years:||1826 1827 1828 – 1829 – 1830 1831 1832|
24 stars (1822–1836)
Events from the year 1829 in the United States.
- President: John Quincy Adams (Democratic-Republican/National Republican) (until March 4), Andrew Jackson (Democratic) (starting March 4)
- Vice President: John C. Calhoun (Democratic-Republican/Democratic)
- Chief Justice: John Marshall
- Speaker of the House of Representatives: Andrew Stevenson (D-Virginia)
- Congress: 20th (until March 4), 21st (starting March 4)
- March 4 – Andrew Jackson is inaugurated as the seventh President of the United States.
- June 1 – The Philadelphia Inquirer is founded as The Pennsylvania Inquirer.
- July 23 – William Austin Burt obtains the first patent for a writing mechanism. (See typewriter.)
- James Smithson, a British mineralogist and chemist, leaves a bequest of £100,000 to fund the Smithsonian Institution.
- The Georgia Gold Rush begins as the first significant gold rush in the United States.
- March 2 – William B. Allison, United States Senator from Iowa from 1873 till 1908. (died 1908)
- April 12 – Daniel Sheldon Norton, United States Senator from Minnesota from 1865 till 1870. (died 1870)
- August 6 – James T. Farley, United States Senator from California from 1879 till 1885. (died 1886)
- October 5 – Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States (died 1886)
- November 22 – Shelby Moore Cullom, United States Senator from Illinois from 1883 till 1913. (died 1914)
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- January 28 – Ephraim Bateman, United States Senator from New Jersey from 1826 from 1829. (born 1780)
- November 26 – Thomas Buck Reed, United States Senator from Mississippi from 1826 till 1827 and in 1829. (born 1787)
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