US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson

US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson
US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson
US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson
US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson
US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson
US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson
US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson
US Presidential Elections - Election of 1828 & 1832 - Jackson
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The emergence of 2 parties promoted popular interest in the election of 1828. Jackson’s party, sometimes called the Democratic-Republicans or simply Democrats, developed the first sophisticated national network of party organizations. Local party groups sponsored parades, barbecues, tree plantings, and other popular events designed to promote Jackson and the local slate.

The National-Republicans, the party of Adams and Henry Clay, lacked the local organizations of the Democrats, but they did have a clear platform: high tariffs, federal funding of roads, canals, and other internal improvements, aid to domestic manufactures, and development of cultural institutions.

The spoils system of political patronage, the tariff, and federal funding of internal improvements were major issues, but the most important was Jackson’s veto of the rechartering of the Bank of the United States.

National-Republicans attacked the veto, arguing that the Bank was needed to maintain a stable currency and economy. “King Andrew’s” veto, they asserted, was an abuse of executive power.

In defense of Jackson’s veto, Democratic-Republicans labeled the Bank an aristocratic institution–a “monster.” Suspicious of banking and of paper money, Jacksonians opposed the Bank for giving special privileges to private investors at government expense and charged that it fostered British control of the American economy.

The presentation covers the following:

U.S. Presidential Elections
Election of 1828
Network of Organizations
Dirty Politics
Jackson’s Marriage
Jackson’s War Record
Andrew Jackson Wins
Presidency Changes
Election of 1832
Election of 1832: Issues
Third Party
National Conventions
Andrew Jackson Wins
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