Class Notes 17- Jacksonian America, Part 1

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Jacksonian America, Part 1 Tuesday, October 23, 2007 9:26 AM Time Period: 1824-1832 Today's ID's: I.D. Who What When Where Significance Election  of 1824 John Q.  Adams  (backed by  clay, wins  election),  Henry Clay  (least  electoral  votes),  William  Crawford  (disease-  out), John C.  Calhoun (VP-  out), Andrew  Jackson  (most  electoral  votes) All republicans,  different places in  the country, bitter  divisions in the  same party  (different policies) 1824   John Q. Adams  wins, Corrupt  Bargain (Clay makes  Adams president,  Adams makes Clay  Secretary of State)-  can't get any support  and have an  unsuccessful  presidency, End of  the Era of Good  Feeling Martin Van  Buren "Little  Magician" Pioneered some  popular political  tactics, popular  campaigns  (slogans, buttons,  press usage, mud- slinging), key  architects of the  idea for two  1828 From  New  York Key to Jackson's  victory in 1828, won  his own election in  1836
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political parties  about the national  economic issues American  System Henry Clay 1. Strong  central bank to  regulate flow of  currency 2. Protective  tariffs for north  east 3. Revenue  from tariffs for  internal  improvements  (ex: railroads)       Bank War 1st bank Hamilton  pushed  banks, 2nd Madison,  Jackson  vetoed (Clay,  Adams,  Webster tried  to trick him) 1st bank     Stabilizing force,  bank notes  checked and  made sure that  gold and silver  were there, BUT  in Jefferson's  time- constitution  doesn’t say that  we can have a  bank, 20 year  charter, expired  in 1811 and  became state  chartered bank 2nd bank     after War of  1812, Madison  realizes bank is  needed for  regulation of  money and the  1st bank : 1791 (Hamilton) 2nd bank : 1816 (Madison)   1832: apply for a  bank re-charter,  "whigs" tried to make  the bank an issue for  the upcoming  election and wanted  to trick Jackson into  vetoing the bank so  that they had  something to oppose  him with, Jackson  DOES veto in 1832  says: "bank is elite  institution that is a  threat to the people"  (gains lots of  popularity), national  bank does not 
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