The Age of Jackson. “Old Hickory”. Bell Ringer: Discussion Questions. How much of a disparity exists between poor and wealthy people in America today? In what ways is it easy to distinguish between poor and wealthy Americans?
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1)Newly added states allowed all white males to vote and hold office.
2) Party nominations could be influenced by common people.
3)New ways to choose the presidential electors.
4) Two & Three party system
5) More elected officials
6) Popular campaigning
-States had the right to obey federal law or declare null and void.
1828- South Carolina argued that the tariff of 1828( Tariff of Abominations) was unconstitutional.
1830- Daniel Webster debated Robert Hayne
Webster-Hayne Debate- On the nature of the federal union.
“Our federal Union, it must be preserved.”
-South Carolina held a convention to nullify the tariff.
-Jackson told them that nullification and disunion was
*Jackson compromised by lowering the tariff rates.*
Henry Clay supporters
Jackson wins reelection in 1832
*Banknotes lose their value and the Panic of 1837 caused an economic depression.*
-William Henry Harrison v. Martin Van Buren
Whigs win the election and become a national party.
-Harrison died of pneumonia and John Tyler became