Warm-up • List the first 5 Presidents and one issue they dealt with while in office. • This is a daily grade! • Ten points each!!
The Age of Jackson Indian Policies Bank Crisis Jacksonian Democracy Nullification Crisis
Andrew Jackson1829-1837 7th president War hero of 1812 Tennessean Self-made man
Nicknamed “Old Hickory” It was said that Andrew Jackson was “as strong as a hickory stick.”
1828 – Political Party Split!! • Democratic – Republicans Andrew Jackson • National Republicans John Quincy Adams
Andrew Jackson & The Democratic Republicans Distrusted big government Supported by immigrants, laborers, frontiersmen
National Republicans Believed in strong central government Wanted to builds roads National bank Supported by merchants and farmers
Election of 1829 – Andrew Jackson won! Shift in politics to the Common Man Views left a legacy on politics He represented a government by the people
Tariff Crisis!!! Tariff – tax on imported goods
Tariff Crisis!! Which section of the U.S. would support a tariff? WHY?
Tariff Crisis!! Which section of the U.S. would reject a tariff? WHY?
I can explain the Nullification Crisis People in the northeast would SUPPORT a tariff. People in the south would REJECT a tariff.
I can describe the Nullification Crisis • Why would people in the northeast support tariff? • A tariff would force the south tobuy American made products.
I can describe the Nullification Crisis • Why would people in the south REJECT a tariff? • The tariff would raise prices on American goods.
Nullify - To cancel
Secede - To break away
I can describe the Nullification Crisis THE SOUTH PROTESTSthe TARIFF!! They want to nullify the tariff! Some southerners want to secede.
I can explain states rights! The states believed that the federal government was created by the states. The states should decide of a federal law was constitutional.
I can explain states rights! If you don’t believe in states rights, who do you think should decide on the constitutionality of a federal law? How is this belief supported?
“Liberty, Union, now and forever one and inseparable.” **Daniel Webster
“Our federal union must be preserved.” Andrew Jackson
I can describe the Nullification Crisis Andrew Jackson believed that the union is more important that the states when overruling the constitutionality of a law.