1833 in the United States
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|1833 in the United States|
|Years:||1830 1831 1832 – 1833 – 1834 1835 1836|
24 stars (1822–1836)
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
- Governor of Connecticut - John Samuel Peters then Henry W. Edwards
- Governor of Delaware - David Hazzard then Caleb P. Bennett
- Governor of Georgia - Wilson Lumpkin
- Governor of Illinois - John Reynolds
- Governor of Indiana - Noah Noble
- Governor of Kentucky - John Breathitt
- Governor of Louisiana - Andre B. Roman
- Governor of Maine - Samuel E. Smith
- Governor of Maryland - George Howard then James Thomas
- Governor of Massachusetts - Levi Lincoln, Jr.
- Governor of Mississippi - Abram M. Scott then Hiram Runnels
- Governor of Missouri - Daniel Dunklin
- Governor of New Hampshire - Samuel Dinsmoor
- Governor of New Jersey - Samuel L. Southard then Elias P. Seeley then Peter Dumont Vroom
- Governor of New York - William L. Marcy
- Governor of North Carolina - David Lowry Swain
- Governor of Ohio - Robert Lucas
- Governor of Pennsylvania - George Wolf
- Governor of Rhode Island - Lemuel H. Arnold then John Brown Francis
- Governor of South Carolina - Robert Y. Hayne
- Governor of Tennessee - William Carroll
- Governor of Vermont - William A. Palmer
- Governor of Virginia - John Floyd
- 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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