Presentation on theme: "Domestic Affairs STATION 3. Jackson rules his own way, not all good! Election of 1828- Electorate now includes tax payers. Jackson wins in a landslide."— Presentation transcript:
Domestic Affairs STATION 3
Jackson rules his own way, not all good! Election of 1828- Electorate now includes tax payers. Jackson wins in a landslide with support from South/West. Sets up SPOILS SYSTEM - policy that replaced key appointments with supporters. Creates the Democratic Party. Action to limit the Nat’l Bank – Used VETO POWER to stop bill that would extend the bank for twenty years. Tariff of Abomination 1832- South Carolina votes TARIFF (tax on imports) unconstitutional. Jackson indicates he will use force to collect but congress lowers it.
Key action against Native Americans Indian Removal Act 1830 - Law passed by Congress to order all Native Americans to move west of the Mississippi River. Cherokee appeal to Supreme Court (Worcester v. Georgia 1832) and win but Jackson refuses to obey the court. 1831 and 1832-Forcible removal of Native Americans- U.S. troops remove Sauk and Fox from Missouri and later Chickasaw from Alabama and Mississippi Trail of Tears- 800 mile trip mostly by foot made by the Cherokee during the winter. More than a quarter of the travelers died on route.
Veto Power- Used to crush Nat’l Bank Indian Removal Act- forced removal of NA west of Mississippi Spoils System- Giving positions to your supporters Trail of Tears- Cherokee make forced deadly trip Tariff of 1832- Willing to use force to make S. Carolina pay Election of 1824- Corrupt Bargain- Jackson loses but comes back to win a landslide in 1828 Andrew Jackson Domestic Affairs STATION 5
Here is what gets asked on the Final : Andrew Jackson used the spoils system to? Provide jobs to political party supporters. One way in which the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions (1798) and the South Carolina Ordinance of Nullification (1832) are similar is that each? Claimed that individual states have the right to interpret federal laws. In the period from 1860 to 1890, which experience was shared by most Native Americans living in western states? They were forced to leave their land and live on reservations. In the late 1800’s, the goal of the Federal Government’s policy toward Native American Indians was to? Destroy tribal bonds and thus weaken their traditional cultural values.