John Quincy Adams. In office 1825-1829 (one term) National Republican party Excellent sec. Of state, weak president. Policies favored northern business too much, tariffs hurt south. Lead to Nullification Crisis. The Jackson Era. President From 1829-1837. Growing Up Jackson.
In office 1825-1829 (one term)
National Republican party
Excellent sec. Of state,
Policies favored northern business too much, tariffs hurt south. Lead to Nullification Crisis.
President From 1829-1837
At age 9, read the D of I to his home town.
At age 13: Messenger in the Revolution, older brother and mother died, blamed the British.
At 29, he was unimpressed by Washington as President, thought he could do better.
Beat the British in the Battle of New Orleans, 1815
Andrew Jackson was a frequent dueler....
Over 100 duels
JQA was crushed at the polls.
Jackson supported by farmers/ rural areas.
White non-land owning males vote.
Public should participate in government.
Removed National Bank in favor of local (pet) banks
Westward expansion / Monroe Doctrine.
The “Big Cheese”
clinging to lands
Worchester vs. Georgia
Indian Removal Act: 1830.
Forced march to O.K. territory.
THE REMOVAL OF NATIVE AMERICANS, 1820-1843
“John Marshall has made his opinion, now let him enforce it”
Southern economy had slowed
SC wanted to Nullifytariff of 1828, imposed by JQA. Calhoun supported SC and Nullification.
Tensions eased in 1833, agreement reached.
Had a parrot named Poll, which would scream curse words....
Shot several times, had two bullets lodged in his body until his death...
Nearly assassinated two times, both times he beat his attackers with his own hands....
Raised 11 kids... all adopted...
Bought 20 spittoons to save the
carpets in the white house...
First president to ride a train.