Social Science Department at Canyon Crest Academy

AP U.S. History

Van Over

Presidency Chart – Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)

Provide a description of the events/concepts listed below, including a description of each, the way in which it was significant, the reasoning behind actions committed, and such.  Bulleted lists are certainly encouraged, but these lists must certainly reflect detail.  This does not mean, however, that you should reproduce sources, such as your textbook or online sources, in their entirety--but in bullet form. 

Election of 1828

Major figures in his administration

  Candidates, Issues, Electoral Vote Significance (Why was this considered such an important election?)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How politics changed in this period

Indian Affairs

Jacksonian Democracy

 

Spoils System (rotation in office)

 

Kitchen Cabinet

 

Use of Veto

 

Whig Party

 

 

Indian Removal Act

 

Cherokee Nation v. Georgia (1831)

 

Worcester v. Georgia (1832)

 

Black Hawk War

 

Seminole War

Nullification Crisis

War on the Bank

Tariff of Abominations (1828 – before AJ’s presidency)

 

Calhoun’s Exposition and Protest of South Carolina (1828 – before AJ’s presidency)

 

South Carolina’s Nullification Ordinance

 

Webster-Hayne Debate

 

Compromise Tariffs of 1832 and 1833

 

The Force Bill (1833)

 

 

Clay’s, Webster’s, and Biddle’s effort to recharter the Bank

 

Veto of the Second Bank of the U.S. (1832)

 

 

Removal of deposits and distribution to pet banks (1833)

 

Censure of Jackson

 

Distribution of the surplus (1836)

 

Specie Circular (1836)

 

 

Other Issues

Election of 1832

Maysville Road veto (1830)

 

 

 

Peggy Eaton Affair

 

 

Charles River Bridge Co. v. Warren Bridge Co., (1837)

 

 

 

 

Impact of Jackson

Strengthening the presidency

 

 

 

Effect on the states

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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