1833 in the United States
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|1833 in the United States|
|Years:||1830 1831 1832 – 1833 – 1834 1835 1836|
24 stars (1822–36)
Events from the year 1833 in the United States.
- President: Andrew Jackson (Democratic)
- Vice President: vacant (until March 4), Martin Van Buren (Democratic) (starting March 4)
- Chief Justice: John Marshall
- Speaker of the House of Representatives: Andrew Stevenson (D-Virginia)
- Congress: 22nd (until March 4), 23rd (starting March 4)
- Governor of Alabama: John Gayle (Democratic)
- Governor of Connecticut: John Samuel Peters (National Republican) (until May 1), Henry W. Edwards (Democratic) (starting May 1)
- Governor of Delaware: David Hazzard (National Republican) (until January 15), Caleb P. Bennett (Democratic) (starting January 15)
- Governor of Georgia: Wilson Lumpkin (Democratic)
- Governor of Illinois: John Reynolds (Democratic)
- Governor of Indiana: Noah Noble (Whig)
- Governor of Kentucky: John Breathitt (Democratic)
- Governor of Louisiana: André B. Roman (Whig)
- Governor of Maine: Samuel E. Smith (Democratic)
- Governor of Maryland: George Howard (National Republican) (until January 17), James Thomas (Whig) (starting January 17)
- Governor of Massachusetts: Levi Lincoln, Jr. (National Republican)
- Governor of Mississippi:
- Governor of Missouri: Daniel Dunklin (Democratic)
- Governor of New Hampshire: Samuel Dinsmoor (Democratic)
- Governor of New Jersey:
- Governor of New York: vacant (until January 1), William L. Marcy (Democratic)
- Governor of North Carolina: David Lowry Swain (National Republican)
- Governor of Ohio: Robert Lucas (Democratic)
- Governor of Pennsylvania: George Wolf (Democratic-Republican)
- Governor of Rhode Island: Lemuel H. Arnold (Whig) (until May 1), John Brown Francis (Democratic) (starting May 1)
- Governor of South Carolina: Robert Young Hayne (Democratic)
- Governor of Tennessee: William Carroll (Democratic)
- Governor of Vermont: William A. Palmer (Anti-Masonic)
- Governor of Virginia: John Floyd (Democratic)
- March 2 – President Andrew Jackson signs the Force Bill, which authorizes him to use troops to enforce Federal law in South Carolina.
- March 4 – Andrew Jackson is sworn in for his second term as President of the United States.
- May 11 – French-American farmhand Antoine le Blanc murders family of three.
- June 6 – President Andrew Jackson becomes the first President to ride a train.
- July 29 – Old State Bank erected in Decatur, Alabama.
- August 12 – The city of Chicago is established at the estuary of the Chicago River by 350 settlers.
- August 20 – Future United States President Benjamin Harrison is born in Ohio. From this date until the death of former U.S. President James Madison on June 28, 1836, there are a total of 19 living Presidents of the United States (3 former, 1 current, and 15 known future); more than any other time period in U.S. history.
- September 2 – Oberlin College is founded in Ohio by John Shipherd and Philo P. Stewart.
- November 12–13 – Stars Fell on Alabama: A spectacular occurrence of the Leonid meteor shower is observed in Alabama.
- November 24 – Psi Upsilon is founded at Union College, becoming the fifth fraternity in the United States
- December – Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio
- Nullification Crisis (1832–1833)
- March 9 – Thomas W. Osborn, United States Senator from Florida from 1868 till 1873. (died 1898)
- August 7 – Powell Clayton, United States Senator from Arkansas from 1868 till 1871. (died 1914)
- August 20 – Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States from 1889 till 1893 and United States Senator from Indiana from 1881 to 1887. (died 1901)
- September 21 – James Harvey, United States Senator from Kansas from 1833 till 1873. (died 1894)
- November 12 – John Martin, United States Senator from Kansas from 1893 till 1895. (died 1913)
- December 29 – John James Ingalls, United States Senator from Kansas from 1873 till 1891. (died 1900)
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