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The Presidency of Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson and the Common Man? Indian Removal Nullification. The Real Andrew Jackson. Born in 1767 in South Carolina, self-made lawyer, legislator and slave owner. The Real Andrew Jackson.

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The presidency of andrew jackson
The Presidency of Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson and the Common Man?

Indian Removal

Nullification


The real andrew jackson
The Real Andrew Jackson

  • Born in 1767 in South Carolina, self-made lawyer, legislator and slave owner


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The Real Andrew Jackson

  • Born in 1767 in South Carolina, self-made lawyer, legislator and slave owner

  • National hero at the Battle of New Orleans


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The Real Andrew Jackson

  • Born in 1767 in South Carolina, self-made lawyer, legislator and slave owner

  • National hero at the Battle of New Orleans

  • Removed Creek Indians from Tennessee, fought against Seminole Indians in Florida

  • 7th President, 1828-1837



The spoils system
The Spoils System

  • Spoils system - rewarding political supporters with government jobs


The spoils system1
The Spoils System

  • Spoils system - rewarding political supporters with government jobs

  • Jackson believes that changing government workers is a good thing


The spoils system2
The Spoils System

  • Spoils system - rewarding political supporters with government jobs

  • Jackson believes that changing government workers is a good thing

  • He believes that ordinary citizens can do government jobs


Racism towards indians
Racism Towards Indians

  • Americans had a history of violating treaties and forcibly removing Indians from their land


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Racism Towards Indians

  • Americans had a history of violating treaties and forcibly removing Indians from their land

    • A growing number of Americans view Indians as an inferior who blocked progress


The cherokee
The Cherokee

  • Developed their alphabet and published a bilingual newspaper, the Cherokee Phoenix

  • George Gist creator of Cherokee alphabet.

  • Some were wealthy planters who owned slaves and made their living from cotton They even adopted American racism towards blacks!


Why georgia
Why Georgia?

  • Georgia is desired because it posses fertile soil and it the next area of expansion


Why georgia1
Why Georgia?

  • Georgia is desired because it posses fertile soil and it the next area of expansion

  • Gold is discovered in 1828 in Georgia over 10,000 Anglos rush to Georgia


Why georgia2
Why Georgia?

  • Georgia is desired because it posses fertile soil and it the next area of expansion

  • Gold is discovered in 1828 in Georgia over 10,000 Anglos rush to Georgia

  • Land lotteries of Cherokee land take place even though Cherokees live there


Georgia and indian removal
Georgia and Indian Removal

  • Cherokees have legal proof that Georgia has recognized them an independent nation


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Georgia and Indian Removal

  • Cherokees have legal proof that Georgia has recognized them an independent nation

  • Georgia will pass laws that state Cherokee land is actually Georgia’s land


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Georgia and Indian Removal

  • Cherokees have legal proof that Georgia has recognized them an independent nation

  • Georgia will pass laws that state Cherokee land is actually Georgia’s land

  • Jackson will send Federal troops who will be used to subdue some of the tribes



The indian removal act 1830
The Indian Removal Act, 1830

  • Indian Removal Act - offers Native Americans new lands west of Mississippi in return for their land in the southeastern states


The indian removal act 18301
The Indian Removal Act, 1830

  • Indian Removal Act - offers Native Americans new lands west of Mississippi in return for their land in the southeastern states

  • Some Cherokees accept the offer and sell their land while other Cherokee tribes refuse


The indian removal act 18302
The Indian Removal Act, 1830

  • Indian Removal Act - offers Native Americans new lands west of Mississippi in return for their land in the southeastern states

  • Some Cherokees accept the offer and sell their land while other Cherokee tribes refuse

  • Many Americans view Native Americans as blocking advancement of civilization


Worchester v georgia 1832
Worchester v. Georgia, 1832

  • The Supreme Court under John Marshall ruled that Georgia could not remove the Cherokee from their land because they were a recognized nation with their own recognized boundaries


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Worchester v. Georgia, 1832

  • The Supreme Court under John Marshall ruled that Georgia could not remove the Cherokee from their land because they were a recognized nation with their own recognized boundaries

  • Jackson does not follow the Supreme Court ruling and sides with the state of Georgia, he is strongly supported by the planter elite


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Worchester v. Georgia, 1832

  • The Supreme Court under John Marshall ruled that Georgia could not remove the Cherokee from their land because they were a recognized nation with their own recognized boundaries

  • Jackson does not follow the Supreme Court ruling and sides with the state of Georgia, he is strongly supported by the planter elite

  • 15,000 Indians will be forced from their homes, 4,000 will die because of the move


The trail of tears1
The Trail of Tears

  • The Cherokee were removed from the Southeastern states to territory in Oklahoma in 1838


The trail of tears2
The Trail of Tears

  • The Cherokee were removed from the Southeastern states to territory in Oklahoma in 1838

  • U.S. Army forcibly removed them from their homes just before winter. The Cherokee believed that their legal victory would protect them from being removed from their land.


The trail of tears3
The Trail of Tears

  • The Cherokee were removed from the Southeastern states to territory in Oklahoma in 1838

  • U.S. Army forcibly removed them from their homes just before winter. The Cherokee believed that their legal victory would protect them from being removed from their land.

  • Thousands die due to not being prepared for trip


The trail of tears4
The Trail of Tears

  • The Cherokee were removed from the Southeastern states to territory in Oklahoma in 1838

  • U.S. Army forcibly removed them from their homes just before winter. The Cherokee believed that their legal victory would protect them from being removed from their land.

  • Thousands die due to not being prepared for trip

  • Trail is 1,200 miles long traveled by foot



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