Historical Events in March 1837

  • Mar 3 Congress increases US Supreme Court membership from 7 to 9

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Mar 3 US President Andrew Jackson and Congress recognize the Republic of Texas

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson

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Mar 4 Martin Van Buren inaugurated as the 8th President of the United States

8th US President Martin Van Buren
8th US President
Martin Van Buren
  • Mar 4 Weekly Advocate changes its name to the Colored American
  • Mar 4 Chicago becomes incorporated as a city
  • Mar 24 Canada gives its black citizens the right to vote