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Instead of using parties and BBQ’s, Jackson resorted to smearing Adams and his wifeJackson won carrying every state west of the Appalachiansappealed to the uneducatedArthur M. Schlesinger Jr.’s view…Jackson relied on the support of Eastern urban workers and Western farmersContemporary historians…Voter participation had not been as high before Jackson’s electionRecent historians…Popularity was a reaction of subsistence farmers and urban workers against threatening forces of economic changeWhich election was a more significant “revolution” in American politics, 1800 or 1828? Explain your view.1828 because it was more eventful and caused morechanges in the daily lives of the American people.Defend your answer with three pieces of specific historical evidence.1.More people had a say in the government and in politics2.More at stake3.Less stable economy3.The Presidency of Andrew Jackson, pp 195-197Key Concepts & Main IdeasNotesAnalysisThe nation’s transformation to a more participatory democracywas accompanied by continued debates over federal power, the relationshipbetween the federal government and the states, the authorityof different branches of the federal government, and the rights and responsibilitiesof individual citizens. The Presidency of Andrew Jackson…Very different type of presidentNot as educated and a war-heroRough manners“Self-Made Man” as a symbol of the eraPresidential Power…Representative of all whites and protector of common manFrugal JeffersonianInterpreted Congressional powers narrowlyVetoed things that would assist his rival, Henry ClayHad advisors outside of official cabinet Peggy Eaton Affair…Was wife of Jackson’s secretary of warTarget of malicious gossipJackson tried to force cabinet wives to accept her but theyrefused and their husbands resignedJackson’s VP, John C. Calhoun resigned a year later Van Buren was chosen in his steadSupport or refute Andrew Jackson’s claim that Indian removal was done in the best interest of American Indians.It was done because Jackson and many others were racists and wanted the land togo to only white people and saw Natives as a burdenOne piece of evidence supporting your answer:Impatient and land-hungry citizens wantedto take the land held by the Native PopulationOne piece of evidence supporting the opposing view:Jackson saw it as the most human solution.How did the death of Rachel Jackson impact the President?It made him a more volatile and angry personThe Presidency of Andrew Jackson Continued…
Key Concepts & Main IdeasNotesAnalysisResistance to initiatives for democracy and inclusion included restrictive anti-Indian policies. Supreme Court decisionssought to assert federal powerover state laws and the primacy of the judiciary in determining the meaningof the Constitution.

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