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expanded econ opportunity, equality, lower taxes, pay off fed debt, shrink gov and decrease...
Jackson & Federal Officials
Believed serving more than one term led to corruption; vowed to replace fed officials
Jackson Equality Quote
"Distinctions in society will always exist under every just government; equality of talents,...
Jefferson's opinion of Jackson
he is "dangerous" and "unfit for the presidency"
Webster inauguration quote
"Persons have come 500 miles to see Genl Jackson, and they really seem to think that the country...
*Peggy Eaton*caused scandal among ladies, esp. Calhoun's wife*drew closer to Van Buren*quote
Jackson view on internal improvements
*opposed those within a single state, condoned interstate projects*vetoed 1830 Maysville Road...
SC Slave Insurrection
Denmark Vesey slave insurrection of 1822
Calhoun & Nullification
*similar to ratification of the Constitution process
*1829 Senator Foot proposed restricting land sales*Benton accused north*Webster pro-north,...
Jefferson Day Dinner
*April 1830, Jackson makes anti-nullification toast"To the union, it must be preserved"
Jackson sees evidence that Calhoun wanted to discipline him, removes all Calhoun particans...
Calhoun's "peevish vote" against Van Buren
voted against Van Buren's ministry to England
Tarriff of 1832
pushed through by John Quincyreduced many tarriffs except those on cloth and iron
1) "force bill"-for SC compliance2) compromise tariff of 1833
Indian Removal Act
passed by Congress in 1830in South, Seminoles and Cherokees put up resistance
Black Hawk War
*1832 *Wisconsin Territory*Sauk and Fox tribes
Trail of Tears
*departed from Georgia 1838*Of 17,000, 8000 survived 800 mile treck
1. cherokee nation v Georgia (1831)2. worcester v Georgia (1832)
1. court lacked jurisdiction, but land right unquestionable2. Georgia law not apllicable...
*B.U.S central issue*Anti-Masonic party; first third party, first convention, first to announce...
state banks that held federal funds
1836Compromise b/n Clay and Jackson where nat'l surplus was distributed to states via "loans"
western land sales must be in gold or silver coins
*united against Jackson*strong supporters of econ nationalism
election of 1836
Whigs put of Webster, Hugh White, and William Henry Harrison; Van Buren of the Democrats won
Financial Panic of 1837
*caused by English depression*1/3 unemployment*Buren didn't think he needed to aid people
Independent Treasury Act
General Winfield Scott
kept peace on the border
William Henry Harrison
*elected 1840"Tippacanoe and Tyler too""Log Cabin and Hard Cider"*former gov of Indiana territory,...
27% in 1824 to 78% in 1840