Monday, March 19 • Update your Table of Contents DateEntry TitleEntry # 3/8 A New Era in Politics 33 3/8 Andrew Jackson movie 34 3/9 Chapter 12 Vocabulary 35 3/19 Jackson and the White House notes 36 • Get your spiral and turn to entry #36 • Title it: Jackson and the White House
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Jackson – 7th President http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyFhnZi8eUA&feature=related
“The president, after having literally been nearly pressed to death…escaped to his lodgings at Gadsby’s….Ladies fainted, ,men were seen with bloody noses.
#36March 19: Jackson in the White House • Jackson A. Self-Made Man B. Military Leader/Indian fighter C. Experienced Politician D. Common man
Jackson in the White House • Jackson A. Self-Made Man B. Military Leader/Indian fighter C. Experienced Politician D. Common man • The Spoils System A. Reward for Victory *Fired gov’t employees and replaced them w/ his supporters *He is letting more citizens participate in the gov’t *Prevent a small group of wealthy men controlling the U.S. * Spoils System – “To the victors belong the spoils”
Jackson in the White House • The Spoils System A. B. The “Kitchen Cabinet” *Appointed friends in his Cabinet *Martin Van Buren (Sec. of State) only qualified man *Vice President –John C. Calhoun (South Carolina)
Jackson in the White House • The Bank War *Didn’t like the Second Bank of the United States *Thought it favored the wealthy and was unconstitutional (even though Supreme Court ruled in the banks favor) *Congress passed it *Jackson vetoed it *The bank closed and federal money was moved to state banks run by friends of the Sec. of Treasury *Known as pet banks *Long term effect – financial crises for the next president
Vocabulary chapter 12 JacksonianDemocracy Spoils System Indian Removal Act Indian Territory Trail of Tears Tariff of Abominations Doctrine of Nullification Webster-Hayne Debate Secession Inflation Panic of 1837 Depression Whig Party