Henry clay loses the election so he negotiates an illegal deal with John Quincy Adams
i will support you if i get a position in the government
i accept your terms.
Andrew Jackson won the 1828 election by a landslide vote.
now that i am president i can help the common man have a larger say in the government.
Jackson adopted the spoils system which meant you gave your supports jobs because they supported you.
you helped me so have a free job.
Jackson filled his advisory cabinet with his friends and supporters. They became known as his kitchen cabinet
Andrew jackson passed a tariff that the government of south carolina nullified. It was ruled that the state government could in fact do this.
How dare they think they can ignore my laws
well they actualy can.
Andrew jackson made the Indian removal act which the Cheorkee believed couldn't happen. they went to the supreme court which it was considered the act wasn't allowed but it stated the Cherokee were U.S citizens.
he can not force you to move but you are U.S citizens so you are subject to our laws