Presentation on theme: "Andrew Jackson Born 1767 Jackson was called “Common Mans President”."— Presentation transcript:
1 Andrew Jackson Born 1767 Jackson was called “Common Mans President”. Jackson sent Cherokee out of Georgia on the “Trail of Tears”.Jackson’s face is on the $20.Jackson had a bad temper and was in 13 duels.Jackson vetoed the national bank because it would not help the poor.Jackson adopted a Native American orphan.Founder of the Democratic Party.Increased suffrage (voting).Jackson handed out jobs to his friends (spoils system).Jackson was a hero from the War of 1812.Jackson’s Inauguration Party left the White House trashed.Jackson married a woman who was still legally married to someone else.Called “King Andrew the First” by some because he refused to compromise.
18 Nicknamed “Old Hickory” some say because he would not bend in battle.
19 Nicknamed “Old Hickory” some say because he was stubborn and would not listen to others.
20 Lost the presidential race in 1824, earning way less than half the votes. JacksonOthers
21 Our 7th President Elected in 1828 after one of the dirtiest campaigns in history.
22 Established the “Kitchen Cabinet” of informal advisors – close friends and supporters who did more than the actual cabinet secretaries.
23 Sent troops to South Carolina to stop Nullification
24 Paid off National Debt – Only President to do so. 1835
25 Assassin pulled the trigger on a pistol. It didn’t fire Assassin pulled the trigger on a pistol. It didn’t fire. He pulled another pistol. It also misfired. A delusional Lawrence believed that the U.S. government owed him a large sum that Jackson was keeping from him.Release of the funds, he thought, would allow him to take his rightful place as King Richard III of England.Read more:Survived assassination attempt and clubbed the would be assassin to the ground with his cane. Jan. 30, 1835 (At age 67)
26 After Worcester vs. Georgia, did not support Supreme Court decision and encouraged states to do what they wanted concerning Indians.John Marshall on the right.Left - Rev. Samuel Worcester, a missionary with the American Board of Commissioners, served Cherokee people until his death in The lawsuit, Worcester v. Georgia, that challenged Georgia dominion over the Cherokee Nation, was named after him. COURTESYJohn MarshallRev. Samuel Worcester