Mirabilis Member Years
There shall be initially 410 Mirabilis Members. Mirabilis is latin for miracle. The Mirabilis Members will each be unique in that they will adopt a year in the great American story.
United States annexes The Republic of West Florida
General William Henry Harrison defeated the Shawnee at the Battle of Tippecanoe.
The United States declared war on Great Britain for impressment of American sailors, Britain’s support of rebellious Indian tribes in the American Midwest, and outrage over insults to national honor.
United States Naval Captain Oliver Hazard Perry defeated the British naval squadron in the Battle of Lake Erie. It is the first total defeat of a British naval squadron in history.
British forces burned Washington D. C. but were rebuffed in Baltimore Harbor.
Andrew Jackson fought and won the Battle of New Orleans with a cobbled-together force of regular army, militia, pirates, local volunteers, Indians, and Africans against a superior veteran British army commanded by General Packenham.
“Democrat-Republican James Monroe elected 5th President of the United States and fourth Virginian to hold that office.
President James Madison vetoed the Bonus Bill, though in favor of internal improvements, he saw no warrant in the Constitution to spend federal money on roads, bridges, etc.
General Andrew Jackson led an army into Florida in response to raids in Alabama and Georgia, in the First Seminole War.
Paul Revere and Abigail Adams, died, two stalwarts of the founding of the United States.
The Panic of 1819 created the first serious financial panic of the century.
Spain ceded Florida to the United States in the Adams-Onis Treaty