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Changes during Andrew Jackson’s Presidency. By  Andrew and Haley
Political Changes during Jackson’s Presidency
Voting Rights <ul><li>He believed that voting rights should be granted to all white men. </li></ul><ul><li>This meant you ...
Moving West <ul><li>He believed that it was the countries destiny to move west. </li></ul>
Political Parties <ul><li>During Jackson’s election the current political parties disbanded and created a new party under ...
Facts on Jackson’s Presidency. <ul><li>He used the power of vetoing bills often.  </li></ul><ul><li>He did this because mo...
Economic Changes That Occurred During Jackson's Presidency
Economic Happenings  <ul><li>Crop failures and an imbalance between imports and exports and resulted in an economic disast...
Economic Changes <ul><li>In 1835, Jackson managed to reduce the federal debt to only $33,733.05, the lowest it had been si...
Opposition To A National Bank <ul><li>As President, Jackson worked to repeal the bank's federal charter. In Jackson's veto...
Opposition To A National Bank (cont.) <ul><li>It concentrated the nation's financial strength in a single institution.  </...
Jackson’s Presidency <ul><li>Overall, President Andrew Jackson positively influenced the growing nation’s economic situati...
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Changes During Andrew Jackson’S Presidency

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Changes During Andrew Jackson’S Presidency

  1. 1. Changes during Andrew Jackson’s Presidency. By Andrew and Haley
  2. 2. Political Changes during Jackson’s Presidency
  3. 3. Voting Rights <ul><li>He believed that voting rights should be granted to all white men. </li></ul><ul><li>This meant you no longer needed to be rich or own property to vote. </li></ul><ul><li>This still excluded women and African Americans. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Moving West <ul><li>He believed that it was the countries destiny to move west. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Political Parties <ul><li>During Jackson’s election the current political parties disbanded and created a new party under him. </li></ul><ul><li>It was called the Democratic Party and is still in formation today. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Facts on Jackson’s Presidency. <ul><li>He used the power of vetoing bills often. </li></ul><ul><li>He did this because most of Congress was against his policies. </li></ul><ul><li>He used what is called the spoils system and got many of his friends jobs in the government. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Economic Changes That Occurred During Jackson's Presidency
  8. 8. Economic Happenings <ul><li>Crop failures and an imbalance between imports and exports and resulted in an economic disaster. </li></ul><ul><li>As crops recovered and economic growth continued, trust in the financial structure eventually rebounded so the situation recovered in the early 1840's </li></ul>
  9. 9. Economic Changes <ul><li>In 1835, Jackson managed to reduce the federal debt to only $33,733.05, the lowest it had been since the first fiscal year of 1791. </li></ul><ul><li>President Jackson is the only president in United States history to have paid off the national debt. </li></ul><ul><li>However, this was short lived. A severe depression from 1837 to 1844 caused an increase in national debt within its first year. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Opposition To A National Bank <ul><li>As President, Jackson worked to repeal the bank's federal charter. In Jackson's veto message, the bank needed to be abolished because of the following reasons. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Opposition To A National Bank (cont.) <ul><li>It concentrated the nation's financial strength in a single institution. </li></ul><ul><li>It exposed the government to control by foreign interests. </li></ul><ul><li>Its purpose was mainly to make the rich richer. </li></ul><ul><li>It applied too much control over members of Congress. </li></ul><ul><li>It favored northeastern states over southern and western states. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Jackson’s Presidency <ul><li>Overall, President Andrew Jackson positively influenced the growing nation’s economic situation. </li></ul>

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