The fighting between Michiganders and Ohioans throughout the summer of 1835 left Ohio with the upper hand. But the fate of the Toledo Strip was yet to be decided, and Michigan still moved forward with statehood.
Ohio and Michigan's dispute over the Toledo Strip remained unresolved. When the federal government failed to take action, both state's governors took matters into their own hands.
Michigan and Ohio hate each other. The root of the conflict was a dispute over the Toledo Strip on their shared border. What made Toledo worth fighting a war over?
By 1836, it was clear that the Jackson Revolution was here to stay. The Democrats had totally transformed American politics, specifically the electoral process! But could they benefit a candidate other than Andrew Jackson? Martin Van Buren was ready to put the party organization to the test.