Andrew Jackson <br />First president born in the West <br />The British held his brother and him prisoner during the War o...
Jackson’s Military Career <br />Battle of New Orleans<br />Campaign Against the Seminoles<br />Fought with a hodgepodge of...
The Spoils System <br />Many of Jackson’s friends from Tennessee followed him to Washington to beg for jobs <br />Jackson ...
The Nullification Controversy <br />Tariff on imported goods helped Northern factories <br />Hurt Southern farms by raisin...
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Study Notes for Seton History 5, Chapter 6

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Ach His5 Ch6

  1. 1. Andrew Jackson <br />First president born in the West <br />The British held his brother and him prisoner during the War of Independence<br />Became a lawyer, and later entered politics <br />Elected as a Representative and later a Senator from Tennessee <br />His home was called The Hermitage <br />
  2. 2. Jackson’s Military Career <br />Battle of New Orleans<br />Campaign Against the Seminoles<br />Fought with a hodgepodge of soldiers including loafers & pirates<br />Pirate Jean Lafitte supplied gunpowder and flints for the muskets <br />President Monroe ordered Jackson to Florida because of many Seminole attacks <br />Jackson disobeyed Monroe by following the Seminoles over the Florida border <br />Jackson was made military governor of the Florida Territory <br />Jean Lafitte<br />Seminole <br />Chief <br />
  3. 3. The Spoils System <br />Many of Jackson’s friends from Tennessee followed him to Washington to beg for jobs <br />Jackson fired government employees and gave his friends their jobs<br />The Spoils System is a bad way to operate government <br />
  4. 4. The Nullification Controversy <br />Tariff on imported goods helped Northern factories <br />Hurt Southern farms by raising prices on goods<br />Tariff became national law, but South Carolina passed state law overriding it<br />SC threatened secession (breaking away from the United States) <br />TARIFF<br />South<br />Carolina<br />

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