Age of Jackson
What did Jackson believe in?
the presidency was the strongest branch of the government
What was different about Jackson that no other president before him did?
He would do what was best for the nation as a whole
Why was Jackson the first strong president?
used the veto power
what did he do more than all the presidents put together before him?
used his veto power, usually on spending bills
The democratic party were called the ______ at this time.
When was the only time that the nation had no debt?
During Jackson’s Administration
What were some of the issue in Jackson’s Presidency?
Nullification, Indian Removal Act, and Bank of the United States
Who believed in Nullification?
Why would a southern state want to nullify ?
they would declare a federal law null and void if they wanted to
Who was the “chief of Nullifiers” ?
What was Calhoun and where was he from?
Vice President major advocate from South Carolina
What did Carolina nullify?
What did Jackson say he would do to Calhoun?
He would hang Calhoun from the first tree
Did Jackson take political issue personally?
How many regrets did Jackson have?
What did the Indian Removal Act do?
take the indians from east of the Mississippi and bring them to the western side of the Mississippi
Who was effected by the Indian Removal Act?
Chickasaw, Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws, and Seminoles
Which tribe took it to court?
What were the Cherokee forced to sign?
Who were sent in to force the Cherokee to move?
Why did the Indian have to move?
White settlers wanted the land of these five tribal nations
Who was the Democratic candidate in the Election of 1836?
Martin Van Buren
Who was Jackson’s hand picked successor ?
Martin Van Buren
William Henry Harrison was apart of what political party?
What was Harrison’s motto?
Tippecanoe and Tyler too!
How long was Harrison’s inaugural address?
Who’s term only lasted a month?
who became president after Harrison?
What was the first technological advance?
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