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Andrew Jackson


Luke Hurst

on 28 February 2012

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Transcript of Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson
Early Life
Political Life
Election of 1824
Corrupt Bargain
Tariff of 1832
Election 0f 1828
Nullification Crisis
Spoils System
Deal struck between Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams
6th President son of John Adams
Enjoyed Swimming
Giving someone a bad name
Accused Jackson's wife of Bigamy
She died shortly after and Jackson blamed John Quincy Adams
Common Man
Jackson was just your Average Joe
Old Hickory
Jackson claimed to have been born in a cabin
When Andrew refused to clean the boots of a British officer, the irate redcoat slashed at him with a sword, giving him scars on his left hand and head, as well as an intense hatred for the British.
Jackson was orphaned by age 14.
Battle of New Orleans
Indian Removal Act of 1830
Trail of Tears
Worcester v. Georgia
Georgia could not bother Cherokees because
only the Federal Government would deal with Indian
Treaty of New Echota
It concentrated the nation's financial strength in a single institution.
It exposed the government to control by foreign interests.
It served mainly to make the rich richer.
It exercised too much control over members of Congress.
It favored northeastern states over southern and western states.
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Andrew Jackson
Elevate those guns a little lower.
Andrew Jackson
I have always been afraid of banks.
Andrew Jackson
Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down.
Andrew Jackson
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