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– SC says that if tariff isn't appealed, they will nullify the Act~Jackson and Two Party SystemJackson rejecting Hamiltonian beliefs1832 – Bank VetoJackson doesn't like the modern economy, hates banksCongress tries to recharter, Jackson vetoes
claims bank is unconstitutionalcrushing freedom and liberty everywhereElection 1832: Jackson re-electedPulls all the government money out of the back (doesn't legally have that power)Bank of the US withers away...Why is this important?Nickname for Andrew Jackson: Kind Andy I; opponents call themselves the Whigs protect freedom and libertyEnd of 1830s, Whigs are a big party, similar to the FederalistsBelieve that government and business can work togetherAbolitionists in the North likely to be WhigSlightly less committed to the idea of America as a white man's countryDemocrats into getting more land, Whigs believe in industryWhigs follow the law, Jackson doesn'tElection of 1840 Whigs win election Weird ticketWilliam Harrison elected President, VP John Tyler extremely DemocratHarrison dies after inauguration, Tyler now presidentTexasWas a part of MexicoNot many settlers in Texas1820s, Mexican government encourages Americans to live in TexasFilling up with illegal immigrants from the USturning into southern stateMexican government has a lot of internal problemsMexico outlaws slavery1836 – Texas war of independence, gains independenceNo one recognizes Texas as an independent countryWants to be a part of the United States, US doesn't want Texas thoughSlavery becoming extremely sensitive issue to slave ownersAmerican politicians don't want to deal with TexasHarrison wouldn't have touched Texas, but Tyler wants Texas1843 – Tyler makes treaty to annex Texas, not passed in CongressElection of 1844Whig candidate flip flops on Texas issueDemocratic party (James Polk) tuns on platform of Manifest DestinyUS is the best country in the world because it's a country of free menentitled to as much free land as needednot only Texas territory, bur Oregon territory as wellgrab both free and slave territory, Polk wins electionJanuary 1845 - Polk and Tyler decide to use bill instead of treaty, Texas annexed North feels that South is playing dirtyPolk wants all the land out to the PacificPolk wants to buy Mexican territory, Mexicans declinePolk starts war with Mexico over Texas border1846 – Sent troops into that territory, beings the warPolk negotiates treaty with Great Britain, splits Oregon territory in half, takes southern half
~US “swallows” to much territory to digestBrings up issue of slavery in new territorymost white southerners didn't even won slaves (~64%)Roughly 19% owned up to sixdifference between slavery in towns and on plantationsUpper South v. Cotton Belt (S. Carolina to Texas)Cotton belt is where the slavery money isUpper South – slaver is not as profitable, place to breed slaves and sell them to the lower SouthNot as dedicated to Slavery as lower South

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