Anglican church was disestablished after the war but congregational church was

Anglican church was disestablished after the war but

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Anglican church was disestablished after the war but congregational church was still established- those states disestablished the church in this time period- by disestablishing the church- more democratic XIII. another example- seen in the publishing of more newspapers being published- cheaper than had previously been the case, wrote more about politics- common guy more easily could read newspapers and read about politics XIV. various changes- every citizen was equally important and could participate equally in politics I. New parties created\military terms used for political things (campaigns) II. Politics based on elite coalition, etc- disappeared—replaced with competitive party system III. Jeffersonians- would chose an exceptional person to lead them IV. Jacksonians- common sense of the common man elected a. Democratic Party b. Jackson- hero of New Orleans V. Quincy Adams- National Republican (he’s the sitting president right now) VI. People’s will had been thwarted in 1824- Jackson had really won all the popular votes and electoral votes, yet he still didn’t win VII. John Quincy Adams wasn’t a politician- didn’t get down in the gutter (but his supporters did) —said that Jackson fought a lot of duels, brawls, attack his personal behavior- attack his mother, attack him (adulterer), attack his wife (bigamist, adulteress) a. Circumstances were used to smear Andrew Jackson VIII. Jacksonians- Quincy Adams was an ivory tower sort of person- Jacksonians accused Adams of squandering public money for gambling (chess board and billiard table) a. Made it sound like he was stealing from the government b. Jacksonians accused him of procured a slave girl for the Russian Czar (accused of being a pimp) IX. Yes the people shall rule- if Jackson gets presidency X. Rachel Jackson died (of a broken heart-from the charges of being a bigimist and an adulterer)- jackson never forgave his political opponents XI. Jackson wins elections of 1828 and 1832 XII. Inaugural Address a. 15000 people show up to DC to see the inauguration b. Jackson (62)- brief inaugural speech
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c. Goes over to the white house- crowd shows up d. The Reign of King Mob seemed Triumphant (this is what happens when you give the people the right to vote-trumple the white house) e. However another observerer called it a proud day for the people e.i. Some represent the excesses of democracy, for others it didn’t XIII. Andrew Jackson a. Historians debate issues- a.i. was he a major molder of events? (certain degree yes, certain degree no) a.ii. Political opportunist who exploited democractic ferment of the times? a.iii. Symbol of the era? b. Different than 6 presidents who came before- Andrew Jackson is first prez who doesn’t come from well to do family- also the first one from the west b.i. Actually born in the Carolinas (south) b.ii. Orphaned by time he was a teenager- fighting british as a 13 year old (always a tough guy) b.iii. Moved to Tennessee- where men of toughness were admired b.iv. Tought himself how to read- spelling was often original (didn’t know how to spell) b.v.
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