Warm-up: What treaty ended the War of 1812?. January 30,2013. The Treaty of Ghent. Objective: Students will take notes on Jacksonian Democracy and the influence of Jackson on the U.S. political System. They will write a BCR describing Jackson as a “common man” or “King Andrew”.
The Treaty of Ghent
Objective: Students will take notes on JacksonianDemocracy and the influence of Jackson on the U.S. political System. They will write a BCR describing Jackson as a “common man” or “King Andrew”
Take out your political cartoon to turn in
Congressman from Georgia
Secretary of State and former president’s son
Speaker of the House
Votes were split geographically
Clay is out of the running….
But he is also Speaker of the House!
J.Q. Adams runs again as a National Republican, favoring a strong central government.
Jackson runs as a Democrat, favoring states rights.
Calhoun runs as Jackson’s Vice President!
Why it worked: In the 1820s, voting rights were relaxed. More ordinary people could vote than ever before (still no women, African Americans or Native Americans)!
This system of replacing government employees with the candidate’s supporters is know as “the spoils system.”
Manufacturers in the North loved it because more people bought American-made goods!
Southerners were mad that prices went up!
South okays this
South nullifies this
Construct a response to the question. Write in complete sentences. Explain your answer and support it using examples.