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Jackson

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Jackson

  1. 1. Nationalism & the Age of Jackson
  2. 2. NATIONALISM <ul><li>Era of Good Feelings (1817-1824): Strong sense of nationalism following War of 1812. Less hostility in American politics. </li></ul><ul><li>American System: Henry Clay. Improved the country as a whole. </li></ul><ul><li>*Tariffs: Protect US businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>*National Bank: US currency. </li></ul><ul><li>*Transportation: Erie Canal & National Road. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Jacksonian Democracy <ul><li>1 st pres. not from elite section of society </li></ul><ul><li>Believed all white males were equal </li></ul><ul><li>Spoils System: Replaced gov’t officials w/ his political allies (friends) </li></ul><ul><li>SC Nullification Crisis: Senator John Calhoun want to nullify federal tariffs (Tariff of Abominations). Jackson threatened to use force if SC did not obey federal tariff laws. </li></ul><ul><li>Against National Bank </li></ul><ul><li>McCulloch v. Maryland: Federal Power. States cannot tax the national bank. </li></ul><ul><li>Treated Native Americans very poorly </li></ul>

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