Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren - Martin Van Buren - Jackson's closest...

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Unformatted text preview: Martin Van Buren - Jackson's closest ally and confident through his Presidency, and eventual Vice President during Jackson's second term. Van Buren's bid to be minister to Britain was voted down as part of the Nullification Crisis. Jackson later endorsed him for President in 1836 and Van Buren won easily. John C. Calhoun - Jackson's Vice President for his first term. Calhoun had been added to the ticket to form a coalition that could defeat John Quincy Adams. Calhoun later led the fight in his home state to nullify "unfair" tariffs, in what came to be known as the Nullification Crisis. Calhoun also broke the tie vote against the appointment of Martin Van Buren as minister to Britain. Henry Clay - Jackson's main opponent in the Senate throughout his Presidency, ran for President against Jackson in 1824 (finishing last behind Jackson, John Quincy Adams...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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