Andrew Jackson

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In History
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    There were four cantidates in the Election of 1824: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, William H. Crawford, Henry Clay. No president won the majority of the electoral votes, so the election was passed down to the House of Representatives. John Quincy Adams then won and appointed Henry Clay as Secretary of State. THis angred Jackson, since it decreased his chance of becoming president later on. It was beleived that Clay became Secretary of State by influencing Adams.
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    This election featured Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams.
    Unlike the 1824 election, no other major candidates appeared in the race, allowing Jackson to consolidate a power base and easily win an electoral victory over Adams. The Democratic Party drew support from the existing supporters of Jackson and their alliance with the supporters of Crawford and Vice President Calhoun.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act allowed the president to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders. A few tribes went peacefully, but many resisted the relocation policy, got sick, or died.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Worcester v. Georgia was a case in which the United States Supreme Court evacuated the conviction of Samuel Worcester and held that the Georgia criminal statute that prohibited non-Native Americans from being present on Native American lands without a license from the state was unconstitutional.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    The Nullification Crisis was a struggle between some states and Andrew Jackson. These states did'nt want to pay a protective tariff that Jackson issued to the U.S. They decided to nullify the tariff, which meant they didn't have to pay it. South Carolina threatened to secede if the tariff persued. In the end, Henry Clay designed a compromise that lowered the tariff, but gave the president more power to use force if a stated threatened to secede.
  • The Bank War

    The Bank War
    The national bank was created by Alexander Hamilton, who was a Federalist. The purpose of the Band was to regulate econimic polocies. Jackson hated the national bank becuase he believed the bank was too powerful. He vowed, "I will kill it!" Jackson vetoed the bank when its charter was up for renewal, ending the National Bank temporarily.