2What is a democracyThe democratic cultureDemocratic politicsElection of 1824Jackson comes to power
3On a side noteFrom at least ages Andrew Jackson was Mr. Diskey’s favorite President.When Jackson is called a jack ass he accepts it and decides to make it the mascot of the democratic party.
4Theory of DemocracyDemocracy: Defined by the founders as direct rule by the people.Most founders disagreed with this because it threatened a balanced republic built by the Aristocracy.Slowly the idea of popular sovereignty growsThe legitimacy of the state is created by the will of the people
5The changing societyThough there was inequality growing in in both urban in rural areas there was this belief that there was equality.Why???Domestic workers were refusing to be called servants, instead they were “hired help”Dress code between class cultures began to blur.
6The reality Inequality was actually increasing within the country Urban Society: Most found themselves becoming low paid unorganized workers.Agrarian Society: There is a significant division between the average farmer and large plantation earners.
7Democratic CultureIt was in the Jacksonian Era press played a greater role than it had in the past.Newspapers and magazines were swallowed up by the common man. This would usher them into the political arena.
8Democratic literature Find the romantic movement in literature begins to thrive.With printing technology increasing books became a popular market.This was especially true for your average citizen.
9PoliticsIn this period of democratic principles politics adapt to fit the period.By 1820 most states had removed the last remaining barriers to voting participation for males.There was also a rise in public officials that were elected rather than appointed.The people chose judges as well as legislatures.
10The big change in 1828By 1828 Presidential electors were chosen by popular vote instead of state legislators.We begin to see part systems form to try and bring in voters.Voting percentages begin to spike% of white males% of white males% of white males
11Election IssuesWhat were the issues facing the nation during as the lection of approached?
12Election issues continued One of the major issues facing society during this democratic period was the depression caused by the panic of 1819.Solutions on how to handle this economic problem began to split the nation.
14Quiz: (Have your data base question out Take the next 5 minutes to study for your quiz) What kept Andrew Jackson from winning his first election?How did congress affect the Adam’s PresidencyWhat three major events occurred during the Jackson Presidency
15Election of 1824In post Monroe years the republicans were struggling to find a candidate.They settled with John Quincy AdamsCalhoun, Crawford and Clay would all run as wellJackson found support from his home state of TennesseeCalhoun eventually drop out of the election
16Jackson as a candidateTake a minute discuss the following with person next to youWhat Qualifications does Jackson to be the President?War HeroJackson was considered unlikely toHe doesn’t pick up speed until Calhoun drops out and Crawford suffers from a stroke.
17Scandal !!!!!!!!!Adams ,Crawford and Jackson enter into a final three to be selected by the house of representatives.Clay who is left out of the last three tells his supporters to push AdamsAdams wins the election, Clay becomes secretary of state
18The Quincy Presidency How would we define Adam’s Presidency? Congress seemed to be stacked against the Adam’s PresidencyCongress supported high tariffs simply because most of the country was against it.It was thought these tariffs would swing the next election in Jackson’s favor.
19Quiz Who is involved in the first election of Jefferson? How does Aaron Burr embarrass the Jefferson PresidencyGive me three reasons why we call the Jackson Presidency the age of the Common man
20The Jackson Presidency What were some of the main issues that Jackson faced during his Presidency?Indian RemovalNullificationWar over the bank
21Indian RemovalDuring and just after the election of Jackson Georgia Mississippi and Alabama were looking for government to move groups of Native American’s out of their bordersTheses states passed laws against the Natives in their areas.Native American rights fell under federal jurisdictionJackson supported the states
22Indian removal1830 congress introduces a bill to implement the idea of Indian removal.Many claimed that this act was unconstitutionalThe bill would pass and Jackson would move into action to remove the Native Americans.
23Take a minuteWhat sort of challenges come up as Jackson tries to remove the Native Americans?What does Jackson do to deal with it?
24Worcestor V. Georgiacase in which the United States Supreme Court vacated the conviction of Samuel Worcester and held that the Georgia criminal statute that prohibited non-Indians from being present on Indian lands without a license from the state was unconstitutional.This was the decree from John MarshallJackson took Georgia’s side and told Marshall to defend his ruling.
26Trail of TearsAs you already know this is consider one of the greater humanitarian disasters in U.S. historyMany Native Americans dies of disease most before even reaching their new home.This action exposes some of the prejudice and greed of jacksonian democracy.
27NullificationSouth Carolina and a number of Southern states were worried about the U.S. Government becoming involved in their affairsSpecifically slaveryThese states began to the support the idea of free trade and doing way with tariffs
28NullificationJohn C. Calhoun emerges as the leader for states rights and begins to support nullification.Calhoun also moved against the abomination tariffsThere was already a great rivalry growing between Jackson and Calhoun over the vice presidency.Tariffs are lowered but South Carolina still nullifies the tariffJackson asks for the power to march on South Carolina
29Bank WarWhat is the controversy over the bank what are the two sides of the argument?What is Specie Circular
30Federalists End Fall out of power during the war of 1812 They were mostly against the warPost Hartford convention they are viewed as being disloyal to the country.Due to have favoring the elite and neglecting the south fall out sway and are just about forgotten by the war of 1812.
31Emergence of the WhigsThe Whigs develop from national republicans that support Henry Clay.There are also a number of disappointed southerners that supported the party.