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Andrew Jackson Project 8th Grade Honors 2020
Updated: 3/15/2020
Andrew Jackson Project 8th Grade Honors 2020
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  • Thesis: Andrew Jackson doesn't deserve to be on the 20 dollar bill
  • Indian Removal Act- Kicking Native Americans off of their land after the US found gold. (Didn't care that they made their own Constitution)
  • CHEEEESE
  • Cesar Ballesteros
  • Sources:1:Dictionary.com2: Meriam-Webster.com3: History.com
  • Jacksonian Democracy- An act allowing a non-land owning white male to vote.
  • States' Rights- the rights belonging to the various states, especially according to the Constitution.
  • Andrew Jackson used Jacksonian Democracy to get more votes to become President.
  • By doing this, he let the possibly uneducated people have a shot at choosing who ran our country. He shouldn't be put on the 20 dollar bill for that.
  • Spoils System- a practice of regarding public offices and their emoluments as plunder for members of the victorious party.
  • War on National Bank- begun by President Andrew Jackson in 1833 to destroy the Second Bank of the United States.
  • Andrew Jackson used the Spoils System to give government jobs to his supporters.
  • He shouldn't be put on the 20 dollar bill for this, as it gave highly unqualified people jobs with great power.
  • Jackson used the Indian Removal Act to kick Indians out of their homeland. It gave room for more people to move in.
  • Jackson shouldn't be on the 20 dollar bill for this either, as he acted like a monarch and kicked the natives off of their land even though they had written a constitution.
  • Andrew Jackson was against states rights and used them to argue that if states did have rights, it could break up the union.
  • Jackson shouldn't be on the 20 dollar bill for not supporting the rights of his states.
  • Jackson was against national banks so when the time came for the bank to renew their charter, Jackson declined it and the bank shut down.
  • Jackson shouldn't be on the 20 dollar bill for causing inflation of the dollar and causing the panic of 1837.
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