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  1. The Second Two-Party SystemPolitical Life after Andrew Jackson Carole Bucy Osher Lifelong Learning - Class 4 16 February, 2016The Temple, Nashville

  2. Election of Andrew Jackson: A Triumph of Democracy St. Louis Art Museum - George Caleb Bingham’s “Verdict of the People” Source of image: https://commons.wikimedia.org

  3. John Eaton, Secretary of War Source: www.cerebro.com

  4. Peggy O’Neale Timberlake Eaton Source: www.onealwebsite.com

  5. https://randall120.wordpress.com

  6. Andrew Jackson Donelson & Emily Donelson

  7. One Vote Against Indian Removal from the Tennessee Congressional Delegation

  8. Nat Turner’s Rebellion, 1831 Source: www.u-s-history.com Source: www.encyclopedia.com

  9. Source: www.thismatter.com

  10. A Third Party Emerges Anti-Masonic Party

  11. William Morgan

  12. William Wirt, Anti-Masonic Party

  13. John Floyd, an Independent

  14. Jackson’s Second Term

  15. Speaker of the House John Bell

  16. A New Political Party Emerges The Whigs

  17. Hugh Lawson White

  18. Congressman Balie Peyton Source: Library of Congress; www.loc.gov

  19. Statehood for Texas – 1836? Source: www.mappinghistory.uoregon.edu

  20. The Whigs became a Coalition of Anti-Jackson Forces Clay’s National RepublicansWebster’s New England Ex-Federalists States’ Rights SouthernersAnti-Masonic Party

  21. Election of 1836

  22. Hugh Lawson White

  23. Supreme Court Justice John Catron

  24. Ephraim Hubbard Foster Cheekwood – painting by Ralph E. W. Earl – Source: www.tnportraits.org

  25. Election of 1840 The Liberty Party nominated James G. Birney, an abolitionist. Birney received 7069 votes in 1840 Source: www.columbia.edu/itc/history/foner

  26. John Bell became Secretary of War - 1841

  27. 1844 Election

  28. Andrew Jackson Donelson Ambassador to Prussia, 1846-1849 Image in Public Domain Source: www.whitehouse.gov

  29. Cave Johnson, Postmaster General, 1845-1849 1847 stamps

  30. Meredith P. GentryWhig Congressman – critic of President Polk & the Mexican War

  31. After Polk 1848 Election- the Whig Zachary Taylor 1850 – Millard Fillmore 1852 – Franklin Pierce 1856 – James Buchanan 1860 Abraham Lincoln

  32. Aaron Venable Brown, DemocratGovernor 1845-1847

  33. Neill S. Brown, Whig, Governor 1847-1849Delegate to the Nashville Conventions 1850Minister to Russia, 1850-1853

  34. Source: www.regentsprep.org

  35. Source: www.slideshare.net

  36. William Walkerthe “Grey-Eyed Man of Destiny”

  37. Filibusters

  38. Note the props: map and a spyglass

  39. Walker – Fighting & Bleeding for Liberty • It needs not a Prophet or talkerTo tell you in prose or in verse,The exploits of Patriot WalkerWhom Tyrants will long deem a curse—

  40. Source: Historical Society of Pennsylvania website

  41. 1856 Election

  42. Election of 1860The Highest Voter Turn-out in History – 81/2%