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A New Crisis Setting the Scene Chapter 12 section 3 Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun A dinner party argument over states-rights. Our Federal Union - It must.

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1 A New Crisis Setting the Scene Chapter 12 section 3 Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun A dinner party argument over states-rights. Our Federal Union - It must be preserved. The Union! Next to our liberty, most dear.

2 A New Crisis A Crisis Over Tariffs Chapter 12 section Tariff of Abominations tariff = a tax on imports helps protect manufacturers from foreign competition. Southerners hate it because they buy the foreign goods and have to pay more

3 Calhoun Versus Webster Chapter 12 section 3 John C. Calhoun Daniel Webster States have the right to nullify or cancel laws that they feel are unconstitutional because the states created the national government! The Constitution unites the people of America, not just the states. The Constitution says it’s the federal or national government that has the final say in the country, not the states. President Jackson I agree with Daniel! I resign (quit) as Vice President.

4 Calhoun Versus Webster Chapter 12 section 3 John C. Calhoun CONGRATULATIONS SENATOR FOR SOUTH CAROLINA!

5 The Nullification Crisis Chapter 12 section 3 The Nullification Act 1832, a new lower protective tariff (tax) We nullify (cancel) this tax in the state of South Carolina!..and if you don’t let us, we QUIT! (secede) I’m furious. Over my dead body will S.Carolina leave the Union!

6 The Nullification Crisis Chapter 12 section 3 The Nullification Act We repeal our Nullification Act and accept this new lower tax.  :( Congress has given me the power to use the army to force S.Carolina to pay the tax! The FORCE ACT

7 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 Indian Nations in the Southeast We must remove those pesky Indians from this valuable farm land. We will give them some land west of the Mississippi, off in the desert wilderness.

8 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 Indian Nations in the Southeast

9 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 A Legal Battle Worcester v. Georgia Cherokee Indians challenged Georgia’s right to make laws for them on their reservations. The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Cherokees and said Georgia could not.

10 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 A Legal Battle Worcester v. Georgia Andrew Jackson did not enforce the decision of the Supreme Court. This time, he favored states’ rights over the power of the Federal Courts.

11 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 Forced to Leave The Trail of Tears

12 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 Forced to Leave The Trail of Tears

13 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 Forced to Leave The Trail of Tears

14 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 Forced to Leave

15 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 Forced to Leave

16 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 The Seminoles Resist The U.S. Army and the Seminole Indians fight a series of wars, first from , a second from , and a third in 1858 before they were permanently removed from Florida.

17 Tragedy for Native Americans Chapter 12 section 3 Indian Removal in the Old Northwest

18 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 Election of 1836

19 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 Martin Van Buren 8th President

20 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 The Panic of 1837 CLOSED Bank of the United States BANK With the Bank of the U.S. closed, state banks printed too much paper money not backed with gold, silver, or something of value.

21 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 The Panic of 1837 BANK Before Andrew Jackson left office, he ordered that anyone buying land from the government must pay with gold or silver coins, not paper money.

22 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 The Panic of 1837 BANK Speculators and businessmen rushed to trade in their paper money for gold and silver coins. Most banks did not have enough gold and silver to back up the paper money and many banks closed. CLOSED Speculators

23 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 The “Bank” Panic of 1837

24 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 The “Bank” Panic of 1837 Because of the banks closing, many ordinary people lost their life savings.

25 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 Economic Depression

26 Martin Van Buren and Hard Times Chapter 12 section 3 Economic Depression The American people blamed Martin Van Buren and his laissez faire economic policies for the depression, ignoring the fact that it was Andrew Jackson who closed the Bank of the U.S. and caused the Bank Panic. President Van Buren

27 Campaigns of 1840 Chapter 12 section 3 The Election of 1840 VS. President Van Buren William Henry Harrison

28 Campaigns of 1840 Chapter 12 section 3 The Election of 1840 William Henry Harrison John Tyler

29 Campaigns of 1840 Chapter 12 section 3 The Election of 1840

30 Whigs in the White House Chapter 12 section 3 Vice President John Tyler becomes president William Henry Harrison


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