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1 Andrew Jackson’s Inauguration Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson’s inauguration 1829 Chapter 12 section 2 Jackson in the White House From Ch.12 sec.1

2 Andrew Jackson’s Inauguration Chapter 12 section 2 Jackson in the White House From Ch.12 sec.1

3 Jackson in the White House Pg.365 Chapter 12 section 2

4 Jackson in the White House Pg.365 Chapter 12 section 2

5 Jackson in the White House

6 Pg.365 Chapter 12 section 2

7 Jackson in the White House A Self-made Man Andrew Jackson - born in a log cabin in the Carolinas. - both of his parents died before he was 15 years old. - as a young man, he was determined. - as a boy of 13, he joined the Patriots, was captured and was slashed by a British officer for refusing to polish his boots. - studied to become a lawyer in North Carolina. - set up a law practice in Tennessee. - as a Tennessee judge, he scared his opponents into submission. - bought and sold land as a speculator in Georgia and Alabama. - elected to Congress (House of Representatives) while in his late twenties. - was a general in the army during the War of 1812. Pg.365 Chapter 12 section 2

8 Pg.365 Chapter 12 section 2 A Man of Many Qualities Jackson in the White House

9 King Andrew Pg.365 Chapter 12 section 2 Jackson in the White House

10 Pg.365 Chapter 12 section 2 A Man of Many Qualities Jackson in the White House

11 Pg.365 Chapter 12 section 2 A Man of Many Qualities Jackson in the White House The Cherokees called nicknamed Andrew Jackson “Sharp Knife” because of how harshly he treated them.

12 Jackson in the White House A Man of Many Qualities Andrew Jackson - had a violent and adventurous life. - had a short temper. - believed in harsh punishments. - had a strong leadership style, almost like a king. - could inspire others through his leadership. - was known to be a man of his word. - could be seen as merciless. Pg.366 Chapter 12 section 2

13 The Spoils System Reward for Victory Jackson in the White House Pg.366 Chapter 12 section 2

14 Reward for Victory The Spoils System Jackson fired over 200 government officials and replaced them with his own supporters. Critics complained that Jackson was giving government jobs to friends who weren’t necessarily the best qualified for the job. Jackson supporters replied “to the victor belong the spoils.” Jackson in the White House Pg.366 Chapter 12 section 2

15 As part of the Spoils System, President Jackson gave some of his supporters cabinet positions even if they weren’t the best qualified person for the job. Because of this, Jackson rarely met with them and instead had an informal or unofficial group of advisors. They became known as the “Kitchen Cabinet” because they often entered the White House through the kitchen where they would meet with President Jackson. Pg.366 Jackson in the White House The “Kitchen Cabinet” Chapter 12 section 2

16 The Bank War Jackson in the White House Pg.366-367 Chapter 12 section 2

17 The Bank War Jackson in the White House Pg.366-367 Chapter 12 section 2 During the bank war, there was an assassination attempt on Andrew Jackson’s life. A man named Richard Lawerence first two shots at the president, but luckily both shots missed.

18 The Bank War Mr. Biddle’s Bank Jackson in the White House Pg.367 Chapter 12 section 2

19 The Bank War Mr. Biddle’s Bank Jackson in the White House Pg.367 Chapter 12 section 2 Nicholas Biddle President of the Bank of the U.S.

20 The Bank War Mr. Biddle’s Bank The First Bank of the United States (in Pennsylvania) Nicholas Biddle President of the Bank of the U.S. Jackson in the White House Pg.367 Chapter 12 section 2

21 The Bank War Jackson in the White House Pg.367 Chapter 12 section 2

22 The War Begins The Whigs, led by Henry Clay, try to get the bank re- chartered earlier to make it an issue in the 1832 election. They think the common people will agree with them and see the need for the bank to regulate loans and the money supply. Their plan to re-charter early works, and Congress passes a new charter for the bank. Pg.367 Jackson in the White House Chapter 12 section 2

23 The War Begins The Bank … is trying to kill me, but I will kill it! Jackson’s Veto President Jackson veto’s the bank bill saying that it is unconstitutional (even though the Supreme Court said it’s not) and claiming that it only helps the rich. Jackson in the White House Pg.368 Chapter 12 section 2

24 Jackson in the White House Jackson’s Veto Pg.367 Chapter 12 section 2

25 Jackson in the White House Jackson’s Veto Pg.368 Chapter 12 section 2

26 President Jackson - The bank is too powerful. - The bank is undemocratic. - The bank president was hired, not elected. - The bank only helps the rich get richer. - The bank is unconstitutional and not “necessary” since we have state banks. Jackson in the White House The Bank War Pg.367 Chapter 12 section 2

27 Jackson in the White House Jackson’s Veto Pg.367 Chapter 12 section 2

28 Jackson in the White House Congress passes the bank charter Chapter 12 section 2

29 Jackson in the White House The Election of 1832 Pg.368 Chapter 12 section 2

30 Jackson in the White House The Election of 1832 Pg.368 Chapter 12 section 2

31 Chapter 12 section 2 Jackson in the White House The Bank Closes Pg.368

32 Chapter 12 section 2 Roger B. Taney Secretary of the Treasury Jackson in the White House The Bank Closes Pg.368 Roger B. TaneyAndrew JacksonNicholas Biddle

33 Chapter 12 section 2 Roger B. Taney Secretary of the Treasury Jackson in the White House The Bank Closes Pg.368 After the Bank of the U.S. closes, Andrew Jackson instructs Roger B. Taney to put the government’s tax money in state banks. Taney funnels the tax money into banks that his friends run. With more money in their banks, they can give out more loans. And when they collect those loans, with interest, they become very rich.


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