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1 STANDARD 2.1 E.Q. WHAT IS JACKSON SO IMPORTANT AS A PRESIDENT? Age of Jackson

2 Voting Growing The right of vote, originally reserved to only property owners and 1830s: sates dropped the property qualification and expanded the franchise to all white males Thereby enlarging the voting population.

3 Changing of the politics Battle of the Best: Who will win? Andrew Jackson or John Quincy Adams? Andrew Jackson Reasons: Jackson would win the popular vote while John Quincy would gain more electoral votes. Andrew Jackson would win based off of Congresses vote.

4 Jacksons New Presidential Style Jackson would have a different appeal: Characterized Adams as an intellectual elitist Voice of the every man and the voice of the westward man. (Jacksonian Democracy) Jackson: humble origin story (reality a plantation owner) Would have a land slide defeat of Adams in this election. White Horse in the White House Story.

5 Jacksons Spoil System Spoil System: the practice of winning candidates rewarding their supporters with government jobs. Kitchen Cabinets. 10% of Adams administration would be removed. McCulloch v. Maryland (1819): A state could not tax a national bank. Prevented states from power over the state government and limiting civil Liberties.

6 Events as a result Jackson as President Because of the uproar of Henry Clay and the election, The Jacksonians left to the Democratic – Republicans Now known as Democratic Party. Bank of the Unite States: Jackson and allies made certain that the general public came to think of the national bank as a privilege institution. Reelection in 1832 tried to kill the charter of the Second National Bank. It would be successful in Whig Party: Group that was angry with Jackson and supported protective tariff and transportation expansion.

7 Removal of Native Americans Indian Removal Act of 1830 Force Native American peoples east of the Mississippi to move to lands in the West. Not everyone wanted to remove the Indians North: Convert to Christians, than farmers and absorb them into white culture (Assimilation: to convert to the majority culture) Example: Cherokee


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