3/23/2010HW: Make sure you are reading Chapters 12 and 13 One cartoon shows Andrew Jackson hanging JQ Adams, and the other shows him acting like a king and stomping on the Constitution. Are these cartoons legal? Why or why not?
Is this political cartoon legal? Why or why not?
3/24/10 HW-PLEASE make sure you are reading the chapters!!! Activote quiz tomorrow. Bell question: Write a dialogue (like a play) between J.Q. Adams and Henry Clay that explains the Corrupt Bargain. This is to turn in, so do not tear out paper, and put your name in the top right hand with class period and date. This is for a grade based on your understanding of the corrupt bargain.
Chapter 12 and Chapter 13 6 7 The Next Six Presidents: George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson James Madison James Monroe John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren William Henry Harrison John Tyler James K. Polk 8 11 9 10
John Quincy Adams 1825-1829 Son of John Adams National Republican Known for “Corrupt Bargain” of 1824 Favored Federal involvement in economy, arts and sciences, internal improvements
The Corrupt Bargain 4 ran for President as Republicans in 1824: J. Q. Adams, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, & William Crawford Jackson got the popular vote, but no one got the majority EC vote.
Clay urged the House to vote for Adams; Clay became Secretary of State.
Andrew Jackson1829-1837 Democrat- “Old Hickory” Born in a log cabin-man of the people 1st Westerner in White House Hero of Battle of New Orleans (War of 1812)
Jackson Opponents called him “King Andrew.” Dems’ Donkey 1st used w/him because of his stubbornness. Spoils System-rewards for supporters “Kitchen Cabinet”-unofficial advisors “War” w/ Nicholas Biddle over Bank of the U.S. Siding w/ Webster instead of VP Calhoun over Tariff of Abominations and Nullification Act. Indian Removal Act, Trail of Tears, & Seminole Wars Westward movement- Battle of Alamo in 1836 MS Capital named for him
Martin Van Buren1837-1841 Democrat, Jackson’s 2nd VP Inherited economic problems leading to Panic of 1837: No more Bank of U.S. States printing lots of $$$. Public lands for sale went fast. Jackson had tried to slow down land speculation by making them pay in gold or silver.
When investors tried to cash out paper $ for gold or silver, banks didn’t have it-They closed! Depression hit. Van Buren used laissez faire approach-unpopular!
William Henry Harrison1841 Whig-New name for National Republicans like JQA. Wanted Federal involvement. Campaign: Tippecanoe and Tyler, Too! Slogan; portrayed as man of people, but actually wealthy; much mudslinging
Gave 100 minute inaugural address in cold and snow w/out hat or coat, caught pneumonia, and died a month later. 1st President to die in office.
John Tyler1841-1845 Whig, but did not support Whig policies Vetoed Bank charter Never elected Pres.
James K. Polk1845-1849 Democrat Expansionist- 54°40’ or Fight! Get OR from Britain. Opposed by H. Clay, who did not want to annex TX. Time of Manifest Destiny Mexican War, Mexican Cession, Gadsden purchase