June 15, 2020
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Unit 4 APUSH
⟶ Updated 8 Nov 2017 ⟶
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Beginning of Unit 4
Election of 1824
Corrupt Bargain; Henry Clay, the Speaker of the House at the time, convinced Congress to elect Adams, who then made Clay his Secretary of State
Election of 1828
Q. Adams didn't accomplish much as a president, with rumors of the corrupt bargain and the first minority president.
Jacksonian Era: - voting rights expanded to all white males - Birth of the "Spoil System"
Indian Removal Act: - Law passed which forced Native Americans to give up their land & move to Indian Territory (Oklahoma)
S.C Exposition: - response of the Tariff issue - states would have final authority over the constitutionality of a bill - John C. Calhoun: ringleader
The Force Bill - Jackson's response to SC wanting nullification - allowed the use of troops against SC
Election of 1832
Bank of the U.S was not renewed
Election of 1836
Panic of 1837: - economic depression - banks closed, commodity prices and land sales dropped
Divorce Bill: - response to panic - removed gov't funds from state banks
Election of 1840
John Q. Adams Presidency
Jackson Presidency, "Age of the Common Man"
Van Buren Presidency
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