Jacksonian Democracy

By billy.g
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    States Seize Indian Lands

    States Seize Indians LandIndian Territory later came to refer to an unorganized territory whose general borders were initially set by the Indian Intercourse Act of 1834, and was the successor to Missouri Territory after Missouri received statehood. The borders of Indian Territory were reduced in size as various Organic Acts were passed by Congress to create incorporated territories of the United States. The 1907 Oklahoma Enabling Act created the single state of Oklahoma by combining Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territo
  • Calhoun Promotes Nullification

    Calhoun Promotes Nullification
    John C. Calhoun, the South’s recognized intellectual and political leader from the 1820s until his death in 1850, devoted much of his remarkable intellectual energy to defending slavery. He developed a two-point defense. One was a political theory that the rights of a minority section in particular, the South needed special protecting in the federal union. The second was an argument that presented slavery as an institution that benefited all involved.
  • Democrats Change Politics

    Democrats Change Politics
    Democrats Change PoliticsThe campaign of 1828 was a crucial event in a period that saw the development of a two-party system akin to our modern system. Two party democracy based around democrats and republicans. Winner od election of 1828 was a democrat.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    The election of 1824 also known as "the corrupt bargain" consisted of four candidates; John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, William H Crawford, and Henry Clay. The election ended the "old" style of campaiging which had angered many people. This was the transition into the two-party system of democrats and republicans. John Quincy Adams (republican) had won the election.
  • Four Candidates

    Four Candidates
    Four CandidatesThe four candidates of the Election of 1824 were Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, William H Crawford and Henry Clay. Jackson won the election withh 99 votes, Adams coming in second with 84 votes, Crawford in third with 41 votes and Clay last with 37 votes.
  • The House Decides The Election

    The House Decides The Election
    The House Of RepresentativesSince no candidate in the election had won the majority of the votes, the decided to turn it over to the House of Representatives. In December of 1824 the House of Representatives had come to conclusion that Andrew Jackon was the winning candidate.
  • Jackson Looks Ahead to 1828

    Jackson Looks Ahead to 1828
    Jackson Looking AheadAndrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, and then to the U.S. Senate. Jackson gained national fame through his role in the War of 1812, where he won a victory over the main British invasion army at the Battle of New Orleans.
  • Winner of the Election of 1828

    Winner of the Election of 1828
    Andrew JacksonWith four candidates running as a demoratic-republican, the presdiental election of 1828 was won by Andrew Jackson at a total of 99 votes. The Election first ended without any winner, then was redirected to the House of Representatives to declare a final leader for prersident.
  • Webster Defends Union

    Webster Defends Union
    Webster Defends UnionIn 1830 two senators, Robert Hayne and Daniel Webster, got into a massive debate about Callhoun's ideas. Robert Hayne was the Senator for South Carolina and he was a supporter for Calhoun's ideas about states' rights and the power of a state to nullify a law/tax. Daniel Webster was the Senator for Massachusetts. In his debate with Hayne, he had three main points that the union stood by which were, The states never made up the nation, the people made up the nation, The federal government.
  • American Indians Removed

    American Indians Removed
    American Indian Removal Early treaties signed by American agents and representatives of Indian tribes guaranteed peace and the integrity of Indian territories. American settlers' hunger for Indian land. The final removal came under the Indian Removal Act. Missionary societies who had invested their time and money teaching Indians to live with their white neighbors and accept Christianity lobbied Congress to oppose the act. It finally passed, but only by a one-vote margin, in September of 1830.
  • Debate OVer Nullification

    Debate OVer Nullification
    Debate Over NullificationIn 1828, Congress passed a high protective tariff that infuriated the southern states because they felt it only benefited the industrialized north. Calhoun had supported the Tariff of 1816, but he realized that if he were to have a political future in South Carolina, he would need to rethink his position. Some felt that this issue was reason enough for dissolution of the Union.
  • Souther Carolina Threatens Seccession

    Souther Carolina Threatens Seccession
    South Carolina Threatens SeccessionThe people of South Carolina are fit to be tied over the Confederate flag issue. the withdrawal of one or more States from the Union that constitutes the United States; but may loosely refer to cleaving a State or territory to form a separate territory or new State, or to the severing of an area from a city or county within a State.
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
    Trail of TearsIn 1838 and 1839, as part of Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma. The Cherokee people called this journey the "Trail of Tears," because of its devastating effects.