Presidents 6 through 11; Chapters 12 and 13


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Presidents 6 through 11; Chapters 12 and 13

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