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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

LESSON NINE
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JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY

 

The Age of Jackson is often call the Age of the Common Man.  Explain how this second title fits the era.  Jackson is called King Andrew I by his political enemies.  Why?  Three events mark the ideas of Jackson's view of nationalism; nullification, Indian Removal, and the BUS II.  What is known of Jackson by these events?  Explain the relationship that Jackson and VanBuren had, and how did this relationship strengthen the idea of polotical parties? What is the connection between Peggy Eaton and the fact that VanBuren becomes President? Why are the outcomes of the Elections of 1836 and 1840 different?  Make a connection between the BUS II and the Trail of Tears. 

 

 

 

TERMS TO CONSIDER

 

spoils system

Tariff of Abominations

Nicholas Biddle

Depression of 1837

Old Hickory

Black Hawk War

Whigs 

AP EXAM QUESTION
2003 FORM B, PART B
Question 3
Although the power of the national government increased during the early republic, this development often faced serious opposition. Compare the motives and effectiveness of those opposed to the growing power of the national government in TWO of the following.
Whiskey Rebellion (1794)
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions (1798-1799)
Hartford Convention (1814-1815)
Nullification Crisis (1832-1833)

READING TO CONSIDER
-SOAP

 
 
 
 
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