Presentation on theme: "President #6 John Quincy Adams 1825-1829 Vice President: John C. Calhoun."— Presentation transcript:
President #6 John Quincy Adams 1825-1829 Vice President: John C. Calhoun
The “Corrupt Bargain” Key Events Election of 1824 Building of Roads, Bridges, Canals, and (gasp) even an Observatory Egghead Hot House Orchids Return to the House of Representatives “Give Us us Free!” J.Q. Adams defended the slaves who captured The Amistad in 1839.
President #7 Andrew Jackson 1829-1837 Vice Presidents; a)John C. Calhoun 1829-1832 b)Martin Van Buren 1833-1837 Calhoun Van Buren
Old Hickory/Sharp Knife Key Events 1 st Democrat Jacksonian Democracy People’s Inaugural (cheese) Spoils System Kitchen Cabinet Indian Removal Act/ Trail of Tears National Bank Crisis Nullification Crisis White Americans loved Jackson as the Hero of New Orleans and champion of the common people, but to Native Americans, he was no hero.
President #8 Martin Van Buren 1837-1841 Vice President: Richard M. Johnson Did Richard M. Johnson kill Tecumseh?
Old Kinderhook Key Events Van Buren was not Jackson The Little Magician First President to ride on a train Panic of 1838 Van Buren was often portrayed as a sly fox.
President #9 William Henry Harrison 1841 (died)Vice President: John Tyler
Old Tippecanoe Key Vents Tippecanoe & Tyler Too Whig Party Log Cabins and Hard Cider No Coat Keep The Ball Rolling
President #10 John Tyler 1841-1845His Accidency Acting President? Pro-slavery Favored westward expansion Tried to annex Texas Hated by Whigs and Democrats John Tyler had no Vice President