3.8.11 The Age of Andrew Jackson

3.8.11 The Age of Andrew Jackson - The Age of Andrew...

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The Age of Andrew Jackson A. Social and Politican Change: 1815 – 1825 a. Rapid expansion of the “west”: New States b. 1776 – 1812: Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana c. 1816 – 1821: Indiana (1816), Mississippi (1817), Illinois (1818), Alabama (1819), Maine (1820*), Missouri (1821) d. Demographics of the 5 western states: i. 1810: 100,000 ii. 1820: 475,000 iii. 1830: 950,000 e. Pattern: there is a north state for ever southern state (non-slave, slave state) f. Growth in “Democratic” sentiments “rugged individualism” g. Rise of the “common man” h. “universal manhood suffrage” i. (“Fee, white, (male), and 21”) j. Jeffersonianism of the west k. Political and social impact of the west B. From “Nationalism” to “sectionalism” a. Northeast/South/West b. Missouri Compromise (1820) i. Slave and non-slave states ii. Key issue: balance in the senate iii. Jefferson: “a fire bell in the night” c. Essential social, political, and economic differences among the sections: i. Principal sectional issues: 1. Tariff 2. Praice of public land
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HIST 1103 taught by Professor Rohrer during the Spring '06 term at Oklahoma State.

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