What was the major difference between the National Republicans and Democrats? Page
National Republican: is disposed to regard the US as one and indivisible, and the authority
of the United Government as paramount to every other jurisdiction.
Democrats: considers the Union as a piec of mosaic, tasselated with stones of different
colours, curiously put together , but possessing no other principles of cohesion that that of
Who was the first candidate for president, NOT from Mass. Or Virginia? p101
Andrew Jackson of Tennessee was the 1
candidate not from Massachusetts or Virginia to
He entered office in 1829 furious at the National Republicans who had
stolen the previous election.
Why did the people (voters)like this guy? Page 101
People’s favorite: a military hero who presented himself as a common man, self-made man.
He aslo had a reputation as a “roaring, rollicking, game-cocking, horse-racing, card playing,
Which big battle did he fight the British at? Page 102
He won the 1814 the battle of New Orleans against the English.
That victory made him
popular and brought
it about that he was elected president.
Which tribe did he fight in Florida? Page 103
Seminole Indians in Florida, a Spanish province, and established military control.
led to believe that the Cabinet (Calhoun) supported him. Actually, Calhoun thought he
should be punished in some form for disobeying
How did the Speaker of the House feel about his war in Florida?
Henry Clay Condemned the generals’ actions
Who was vice-president under John Q. Adams and Jackson? Page 104
John C. Calhoun
When did Pres. Monroe die? Who else died that day, but a different year?