Andrew jackson

Andrew Jackson

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  • Spoil System

    Spoil System
    After winning the election, the winning party gives government jobs to its voters as a reward for voting for them, and to make sure they keep supporting their party. Jackson and his party were the first to implement and use this method after being elected.
  • Indian removal act

    Indian removal act
    Jackson made and signed a law to authorize the removal of all the indian tribes west of the mississippi to federal territory. By 1837 Jackson had removed over 46,000 Native American people from their land. Some of these tribes included Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.
  • Closing of the National Bank

    Closing of the National Bank
    The Second Bank of the United States was brpught up in 1816, five years after the First Bank of the United States was discarded. By the early 30s, Jackson had ver much disliked the Second Bank of the U.S. because of its fraud and corruption. So jackson had a few investigaions on the bank done. The bank wanted to pass a bill to extend the bank's charter, but jackson vetoed it. This is when the bank began to fall. Sep.1833, Andrew J. made an executive order that ended the deposits to the bank.
  • Second seminole war

    Second seminole war
    Andrew Jackson's responsibility was to set up Florida's government, and he had a government ready within weeks. He then divided Florida into two parts and called them counties. The area before was called West Florida, but then became Escambia County, and what East Florida, became St. Johns County. Jackson made county courts and mayors in the cities of St. Augustine and Pensacola.
  • Trail of tears

    Trail of tears
    Following up with the Indian removal act, Andrew Jackson continued and renewed the political and military effort to remove the Native Americans from these lands. This was basically the tribes that had not signed a treaty before and were staying with their land. These tribes were forced to move to new land so Jackson and the U.S could claim this good land for their uses.