Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 12

Chapter 13: The Rise of Mass Democracy PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 89 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Chapter 13: The Rise of Mass Democracy. 1824-1840. The “Corrupt Bargain” of 1824 Who were the four candidates of the 1824 election and what was their party affiliation? John C Calhoun was running for vice president under which two candidates?

Download Presentation

Chapter 13: The Rise of Mass Democracy

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

Chapter 13: The Rise of Mass Democracy

1824-1840


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • The “Corrupt Bargain” of 1824

    • Who were the four candidates of the 1824 election and what was their party affiliation?

    • John C Calhoun was running for vice president under which two candidates?

    • Who won many of the popular votes but not the majority in the electoral college?

    • With the electoral college deadlock, who had to determine the next president?

    • Clay was the bottom candidate for president but what role did he play in the decision making process?

    • Describe Jackson and Clay’s relationship.

    • Describe Jackson and Adam’s relationship.

    • Who was elected president in 1825?

    • Who received the position of secretary of state?

    • Who considered this a “corrupt bargain”?

    • Even if the bargain wasn’t corrupt, why was this significant?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • A Yankee Misfit in the White House

    • Describe John Quincy Adams.

    • JQA was the first “minority president.” Why is this significant?

    • Why did Adams supporters want him to strike a few more bargains?

    • Adams was a confirmed nationalist, what did he call for in his annual message?

    • How did the public respond to his nationalist message?

    • How did Adams deal with the Native Americans?

  • Going “Whole Hog” for Jackson in 1828

    • When did the presidential campaign for Jackson begin?

    • Describe the two Republican parties.

    • How was Jackson portrayed throughout his campaign and how accurate was this portrayal?

    • How did Adam’s backers respond to Jackson’s campaign?

    • What rumors did Jackson spread about Adams?

    • Who supported Jackson in 1828 and who supported Adams?

    • Who won the election of 1828?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • Old Hickory as President

    • Describe Andrew Jackson.

    • Describe Andrew Jackson’s upbringing.

    • Why could Jackson be considered unique.

    • Why did the masses come to Washington after Jackson was elected?

    • What happened at the white house after Jackson was elected?

    • How did conservatives feel about Jackson and the masses in Washington?

  • The Spoils System

    • Define the spoils system.

    • How did Jackson defend the spoils system?

    • Washington did need new blood, but why was the spoils system problematic?

    • Describe the scandals involved with the spoils system.

    • Even though the spoils system was corrupt, explain why it was important.


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • The Tricky “Tariff of Abominations”

    • Why were tariffs a “big headache” for presidents to deal with?

    • Who supported the tariffs?

    • Why did Jackson support a high tariff in 1828?

    • How did the South respond to the tariff of 1828?

    • What were the deeper issues around the southern outcry?

    • What was happening to the institution of slavery?

    • What was the South Carolina Exposition, who wrote it and why was it significant?

  • “Nullies” in South Carolina

    • What was the goal of the nullies?

    • Describe the tariff of 1832 and how did the south feel about it?

    • How did the election of 1832 in South Carolina affect the nullies?

    • The convention called the tariff null and void within South Carolina, but what else did the delegates threaten to do?

    • How did Andrew Jackson respond to the nullies in South Carolina?

    • What role did Henry Clay play in the nullification issue?

    • What was the Force Bill and why was it significant?

    • How did the Columbia Convention respond to the compromise and the Force Bill?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • The Trail of Tears

    • In the 1790s, how did the US government respond to Native Americans?

    • What was The Society for Propagating the Gospel Among Indians?

    • Why did congress appropriate 20k for Native education?

    • How did The Cherokees of Georgia respond to assimilation?

    • Who were the members of the “five civilized tribes”?

    • How did the Georgia legislature respond to the Cherokee tribe in 1828?

    • The Supreme Court sided with The Cherokees three times, but how did Jackson respond?

    • What was Jackson’s plan for the remaining Eastern tribes?

    • Describe the Indian Removal Act.

    • Describe the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

    • How did the Fox and Sauk tribes respond to the Removal Act?

    • How did the Seminole tribe respond to the Removal Act?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • The Bank War

    • Jackson didn’t like the Bank of the United States, why?

    • What powers did the Bank of the United States hold?

    • Why did many consider Biddle’s power unconstitutional?

    • Why didn’t people of the West like the Bank of the US?

    • Why did Clay try to push through a Bank recharter four years early?

    • How did Jackson respond to Clay’s recharter and why is this significant?

    • How did Jackson’s decision amplify the power of the president?

  • “Old Hickory” Wallops Clay in 1832

    • Who were the candidates of the election of 1832?

    • What were the Anti-Masonic party’s beliefs?

    • How did the Anti-Masonic party come about?

    • What were some other novel features of the election of 1832?

    • What advantages did Henry Clay have over Jackson?

    • Who won the election of 1832?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • Burying Biddle’s Bank

    • Why did Jackson want to bury the Bank of the US and how did he go about this?

    • How did Jackson’s advisors feel about his plan?

    • How did Biddle respond to Jackson’s plan?

    • How did the economy respond to the death of the Bank of the US?

    • What were “pet banks” and “wild cat banks”

    • What was the Specie Circular and how did it impact the economy?

  • The Birth of the Whigs

    • Why did the new party decide to call themselves Whigs?

    • What was the cement of the Whig party?

    • Who were the prominent members of the Whigs?

    • Who joined the Whig party?

    • What did the Whig party support in relation to government programs?

    • How did the Whigs portray Jackson?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • The Election of 1836

    • Who was Jackson’s choice for President.

    • What was the Whig’s strategy during the election of 1836?

    • Who was the Whig’s favorite son?

    • Who won the election of 1836?

  • Big Woes for the “Little Magician”

    • Describe Martin Van Buren.

    • Why did Van Buren receive the resentment of many Democrats?

    • How did Van Buren respond to a rebellion in Canada in 1837?

    • What other issues did Van Buren inherit from Jackson?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • Depression Doldrums and the Independent Treasury

    • What was the cause of the financial panic of 1837?

    • Beyond speculation, what else caused the crash?

    • How did global financial issues affect America?

    • What were some of the effects of the crash?

    • How did Whigs respond to the crash?

    • How did Van Buren respond to the crash?

    • Describe the “Divorce Bill”.

    • How did the rest of America respond to the “Divorce Bill”?

    • Describe the Independent Treasury Bill of 1840 and it’s significance.

  • Gone to Texas

    • Why did the new regime in Mexico City grant Austin land in Texas?

    • How did Texas settlers respond to Mexico City’s requests?

    • Describe the settlers of Texas.

    • Describe some of the prominent Texas settlers.

    • Why was slavery an issue in Texas?

    • What happened when Austin went to Mexico City?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • The Long Star Rebellion

    • When did Texans declare their independence and who was their leader?

    • How did Mexico respond?

    • Describe the Alamo and its significance.

    • How did Houston defeat Santa Anna’s troops?

    • What terms were “agreed” upon by Santa Anna?

    • Jackson recognized the Lone Star Republic but didn’t accept them into the Union. Why?

  • Log Cabins and Hard Cider of 1840

    • Who was the Democratic candidate and who was the Whig candidate of the election of 1840?

    • Describe William Henry Harrison and why did he make a good candidate?

    • Describe the Whigs campaign.

    • Why were the log cabin and hard cider symbols significant?

    • Harrison was not raised in a log cabin, describe his upbringing.

    • Who won the election of 1840?

    • What was the real issue of the election of 1840 and how did each party plan on responding?


Chapter 13 the rise of mass democracy

  • Politics for the People

    • Why was “democracy” a major change since the Era of Good Feelings?

    • How did candidates have to portray themselves to gain the popular vote?

    • How did the upper class feel about this change and did this lead to any changes?

  • The Two-Party System

    • How was a durable two-party system a dramatic change?

    • How does Jeffersonian Republicanism relate to both the Democrats and the Whigs?

    • In what did the Jacksonian Democrats believe?

    • In what did the Whigs believe?

    • What did the two parties have in common?

    • How did social and geographic diversity affect both parties?


  • Login