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Interesting Historical Facts

Feb 15, 2016

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Interesting Historical Facts. People picture Abraham Lincoln with a beard. The truth is, he was clean shaven all of his life until just shortly before the election that made him the 16th President. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Interesting Historical FactsPeople picture Abraham Lincoln with a beard. The truth is, he was clean shaven all of his life until just shortly before the election that made him the 16th President. President Grover Cleveland was married in office. Not unusual. But he was 49 and his bride, Frances Folsom, who was only 21.The first person to become president who was born in a hospital was Jimmy Carter.

Industrial Revolution/Jacksonian America Ch 7 Sec 1-4What homemade goods do you use today?

What new technology do you use on a daily basis?Chalk TalkTariff of 1816British goods were being sold far more than American productsPlacing a tariff on imports eliminated foreign price advantageUse money for internal improvementsPeople from the West and South despised Tariff b/c increased cost of products

The Second Bank of the United States (BUS)Made available a currency guaranteed to be accepted nation wideAllowed for people in different regions to do business Show the world the U.S. is open for business 2nd bank will be chartered for the next 20 years

In order for people in different regions to do business and allow for the U.S. economy to grow, a system of communication and travel needed to be builtInternal Improvements (pg 217)How do members of a group make decisions?Who should have the final authority? How is the relationship between the class and myself similar to the state government and the federal government during the early part of U.S. history?"Which to choose?"Election of 1824

First election that looked at the popular vote (white male suffrage) Corrupt Bargain House of Reps had to decide winnerAdams made a deal with Clay to get votes in the House of RepsIn turn, Clay became Adams sec of stateJacksonians in House and Senate block agenda of Adams Election of 1828Dirty campaign Jackson winsSpoils System (clears out 10% of the federal government and fills them with his people)Uses the veto more than any president up until that point

What are some of the differences that exist between the North and South today?Chalk TalkWhat are some differences between living in urban cities and the rural countryChalk TalkCausesThe Tariff of Abominations (1828/1832) is passed which leads John C. Calhoun to develop the theory of nullificationDifferences in the economies of the North and South lead to different opinions on tariffs (bad for South)South Carolina declares tariff of 1832 null and voidJackson is furious and declares South Carolinas action as treasonous and threatens to hang Calhoun and occupy area with soldiers Henry Clay comes up with a compromise to help settle differences Nullification ConflictResultsCausesA renewal of the U.S. bank is introduced Many people (including Jackson) believed that the bank only served the interest of the wealthyJackson transferred all money in the B.U.S. into state banks (pet banks) Jackson vetoes charterB.U.S. becomes just another bank and bankrupts 5 years later

Bank of the U.S. ConflictResults