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Title: The Age of Jackson


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The Age of Jackson
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Jacksonian Democracy
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Who was Andrew Jackson?
  • Home State- Tennessee
  • 1767-1845
  • Andrew Jacksons election and Presidency was the
    beginning of the common man. He turned the
    Presidency into a more powerful office.

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Why was Andrew Jackson so popular?
  • War Hero during the War of 1812 and the Seminole
    Wars.
  • Was born poor, but became a powerful person.
  • Was seen as a Common Man.

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What is the Common Man?
  • Regular person.
  • Usually poor.
  • Usually a farmer.
  • Usually from the South or West.

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Who were the Democrats?
  • The Party of the Common Man.
  • Popular with farmers, immigrants, poor people,
    and Southerners.
  • Andrew Jackson became the leader of the party.

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What was the Spoils System?
  • Andrew Jackson was the first President to replace
    government workers with his own supporters as a
    gift.
  • Some of these supporters were not qualified for
    their jobs.

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What was the Kitchen Cabinet?
  • The Kitchen Cabinet were Andrew Jacksons friends
    that he relied on for advice.
  • Jackson preferred the advice of his friends than
    the advice of politicians/government workers.

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How did Andrew Jackson change the Presidency?
  • Jackson was the first president to think of
    himself as the leader of the government.
  • Jackson claimed that since the President is the
    person elected by everyone, the President should
    be in charge.

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What is the Presidential Veto?
  • Veto Power- The Power of the President to reject
    laws. Vetoes could only be overturned by a 2/3s
    vote by Congress.
  • Altogether, the first six presidents vetoed ten
    bills. In Jackson's eight years in office, he
    vetoed twelve.

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What is Andrew Jacksons legacy?
  • Andrew Jackson changed the American Presidency.
  • The President became the leader of the
    government.
  • Government became more political and personality
    mattered more.

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Andrew Jacksons Political Fights
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What was the Tariff of 1828?
  • (1) The Tariff of 1828 taxed imports from Europe.
  • The Tariff of 1828 was supported by the north
    (helped manufacturers) and opposed to by the
    south (hurt farmers).

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What is Nullification?
  • South Carolinians promoted an idea called
    nullification in order to remove the Tariff of
    1828.
  • Nullification stated that states could
    void/cancel any Federal laws they deemed
    unconstitutional.

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What was President Jacksons response to
Nullification?
  • Jackson thought the nullification doctrine was
    treasonous (betrayed the country).
  • Jackson knew that Nullification would eventually
    lead to the breakup of the U.S.

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Who was John C. Calhoun?
  • Home State-South Carolina
  • 1782-1850
  • As Vice-President of the U.S. Calhoun fought with
    Jackson over the idea of Nullification.
    Nullification said states could cancel out
    Federal Laws.

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Why was Henry Clay important?
  • My only regret as President is that I didnt
    shoot Henry Clay and hang John Calhoun.
  • -Jackson
  • Henry Clay came up with the compromise that ended
    the Nullification Crisis.
  • He helped lower taxes in the South.

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What was the Second National Bank?
  • Private bank in Philadelphia responsible for
    making loans.
  • Most of the money in the bank was owned by
    Europeans and rich individuals.

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Why was Andrew Jackson against the Second
National Bank?
  • Andrew Jackson fought against rich people as the
    hero of the Common Man.
  • Banks often closed on peoples farms.

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What do Andrew Jacksons fights tell us about his
values?
  • Andrew Jackson was a fighter.
  • Andrew Jackson fought for the Common Man
    Southerners, farmers, Westerners.

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Andrew Jackson, Native Americans, and Slavery
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Why did slavery grow under Andrew Jackson?
  • The Southern economy grew more dependent on
    slavery under Andrew Jackson.
  • More land became available for plantations.

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Who were the Cherokee Indians?
  • The Cherokee Indians lived in the South.
  • The Cherokees were the largest of the Five
    Civilizes Tribes.
  • They adopted European customs and culture.

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Why were the Cherokee Indians moved?
  • The Cherokees land was farm land that Southern
    farmers wanted.
  • Gold was discovered in Cherokee land.

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What was Worcester v. Georgia? (1832)
  • Chief Justice John Marshall and a majority of the
    Supreme Court ruled that the Cherokee were an
    Independent nation and Georgia had no power or
    rights above the Cherokee.

29
What was the Indian Removal Act?
  • Passed in 1830.
  • Allowed the Federal Government to remove Indians
    from their land and move them to Oklahoma.

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What was the Trail of Tears?
  • From 1831-1840.
  • Soldiers removed Native Americans from their
    homes in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, North
    Carolina, and Alabama.

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Why did Andrew Jackson support the Trail of Tears?
  • Andrew Jackson removed the Native Americans in
    order to help Southern farmers get more land.

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Why is the Trail of Tears seen as a tragedy?
  • Over 100,000 Indians were moved from their homes.
  • At least 5,000 passed away in the journey.
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