Andrew Jackson was essentially cheated out of presidency. He had won the popular vote, but the House of Representatives chose John Q. Adams because he had personal connections.
1828-South Carolina Nullification
This was a protective tariff passed to protect the industry. This tariff ended up helping the North, but hurt the South.
1830-Worcester Vs. Georgia
Jackson is elected into presidency and created the spoils system. This system awarded jobs in government to the people who helped Jackson get elected.
1836-Trail of Tears
A tariff was put on imported goods, which upset the South. It hurt their agricultural economy, so they opposed it. They threatened to secede and refused to have the tariffs. Eventually a compromise was made to reduce tariffs.
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The Supreme Court ruled that the Native Americans had sovereign powers. Jackson ignored this ruling, and removed them anyway.
President Jackson sent federal troops that forced 16,000 Cherokee to relocate West of the Mississippi River. On the journey, 1/4 of them died of starvation, exposure, and fever.