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Title: The Jacksonian Era


1
The Jacksonian Era
2
Introducing Andrew Jackson
3
Andrew Jackson became an American hero during the
War of 1812
4
Reasons for the War of 1812
  • France and Great Britain were at war
  • Britain thought US favored France
  • Britain started targeting American merchant ships
  • War?
  • Embargo?

5
Reasons for War
  • Great Britain was arming Native Americans in the
    NW Territory
  • Slow westward growth
  • Tecumseh

6
Reasons for War
  • Great Britain was arming Native Americans in the
    NW Territory
  • Slow westward growth
  • Tecumseh

7
Reasons for War
  • War Hawks
  • Young congressmen
  • John C Calhoun
  • Henry Clay
  • Urged war

8
Jacksons Rise to Power
  • War of 1812
  • US vs. Great Britain
  • Britain
  • Large navy
  • Powerful
  • US
  • Small
  • Well-trained
  • New warships

9
Battle of New Orleans
  • British attacked New Orleans
  • Jackson commanded US forces in New Orleans
  • Made Jackson a hero

10
After the War
  • Era of Good Feelings
  • 1815 to 1825
  • Time of peace, pride, and progress
  • Nationalism
  • Feelings of pride and loyalty to the nation
  • All good things must come to an end.

11
Sectionalism brought an end to Nationalism
  • Sectionalism
  • intense loyalty to a region due to differences
    regarding national issues
  • North vs. South vs. West

12
Issues Dividing the Nation
  • States Rights
  • Tariffs
  • National Bank
  • Internal Improvements
  • Slavery
  • Admitting new states to the Union
  • Slave state or free state
  • Missouri Compromise

13
Missouri Compromise-1819
  • 11 free states / 11 slave states
  • Missouri wanted to enter the union as a slave
    state
  • Upset the balance in the Senate to favor the South

14
Missouri Compromise-1819
15
Missouri Compromise-1819
16
Missouri Compromise
  • Proposed by Henry Clay
  • Missouri gt Slave State
  • Maine gt Free State
  • Slavery would be prohibited north of
  • 36 30

17
Election of 1824
  • Andrew Jackson vs. John Quincy Adams vs. Henry
    Clay
  • Most popular votes
  • But not enough electoral votes
  • House of Representatives decides
  • Chose Adams
  • Corrupt bargain between Congressman Henry Clay
    and J.Q. Adams
  • Angered Jacksons supporters
  • Determined Jackson would win in 1828
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