John Q. Adams won but the Jackson had the most votes. When Adams was in office he paid off his friends for the votes. Henry clay helped win votes.
South Carolina Nullification 1828
If this tariff continues we will secede.
This tariff raised taxes on manufactured imported goods. This tariff hurt the south and favored the north.
Worcester vs. Georgia 1832
In 1828 Jackson's popularity gave him an easy win in the election. Jackson wanted more people involved in the government.
Trail of Tears 1836
South Carolina opposed the tariff of abomination because they thought it was unconstitutional. South Carolina threatened to secede. Then Jackson sent troops to to force SC to pay and obey.
This was a mojor court case deciding wether or not the Cherokee indians are allowed to stay on there land. Chief Justice John Marshall ruled that Georgia can not take the Cherokees land. Jackson ignored this and made the indians move.
Worchester vs. Georgia
The trail of tears was a harsh suffering journey for the Cherokee indians. They started their journey during the winter which caused many indians to freeze. 1/4th of the indians died out of 1600 of them.