Chapter 10-pgs 323-329 - A.P. US Mods 6/7/8 Notes for pgs....

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A.P. US  Artem Kholodenko Mods 6/7/8 0109 Notes for pgs. 323 – 329 The Rise of Whig Opposition Masonic Lodges The Election of 1836 - During Jackson’s 2 nd  term the Whigs began to broaden their base  in the south and north - Some joined the Whigs not for their ideas but just because they  were against Jackson, like some who didn’t agree with his bank  policies, yet some did agree - South wanted improvements but couldn’t do it on its own because  too much $ was in slavery and the government was need to help - In the north social reformers were stirring up more Jackson  opposition who wanted to decrease sale of liquor, increase in  education, and public morality and sided with Whigs, who had  similar ideas - The Whigs committed to Clay’s American System and wanted  involvement of the people in government society - Protestant workers also joined the reformers because they  distrusted immigrants like the Irish who liked drinking  - Anti-masonry was the largest protest against the Masonic Lodges  which included only rich and famous men for exclusive and exotic  rituals - The anti-march began after the kidnapping of William Morgan in  1826, who said he would expose the group - The anti-Masonic party was organized in NY and had control over  Vermont and PA, and as the power grew, the Whigs got the  alliance - The anti-Masons attacked slavery and drinking and by joining the  Whigs, the idea that the rich were in the Whigs went away, and  they seemed more common to the people - By 1836 the Whigs had widespread appeal in the US and in the  north and south attracted those with ties to commercial farmers,  planter, merchants, and bankers, and in the north got support  form reformers and clergy - Calhoun briefly became a Whig - Jackson was thought of as King Andrew by the Whigs - The Whigs lacked a national leader and Clay came close, yet 
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2010 for the course HISTORY History taught by Professor Mr.beckler during the Spring '10 term at Alabama State University.

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