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Unformatted text preview: Jacksonian Period Jackson Philosophy o Believed in the ordinary man o Against tariffs & banks o Martin Van Buren Secretary of State o Kitchen cabinet ordinary people o Jackson and Calhoun become enemies Problems in Jacksons Presidency Native Americans o Inherit problem from John Quincy Adams Assimilation / Amalgamation Make Native Americans like white people Removal Move them from where white settlers are to another place Jackson supported removal Especially Native Americans in the southeast 5 tribes in the SE moved to OK o Seminole lived in FL (swamps) Army had trouble rounding up Seminole Indians Osceola leader of Seminole Trail of Tears o Removal of Indians to OK Cherokee tribe of Georgia Refused to be removed Gold was discovered on Indian land Cherokee sue to try and remain on land Worcester v. Georgia 1832 Supreme Court ruled that Georgia has no jurisdiction over Cherokee Indians Indians were under the protection of the national government not state Georgia refused to obey the Supreme Court ruling President Jackson let it be did not enforce the ruling By 1835 almost all Native Americans were relocated to OK o Blackhawk War IL. 1832 Abraham Lincoln & Jefferson Davis fighting Indians Opposition to Jackson Growing anti-Jackson movement Whig Party Tariff of Abominations 1832 o South wants low tariffs & North wants high tariffs o South is obsessed with the tariff on 1828 Slavery becomes issue # 2 o 1832 Election year Jackson in 1831 recommended that the Tariff of Abominations 1828...
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course HIST 1305 taught by Professor Ryden during the Summer '08 term at University of Houston - Downtown.

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