Andrew Jackson

Spoils System

Andrew Jackson promised his supporters that if he wins they'll receive a job in office. Jackson won many supporters and the election. When Jackson became president he fired everyone and hired his supporters. Although his supporters are not certified for the jobs.

Trail of Tears

Jackson ignored the Supreme Court and forced the Cherokee off their land. The trail that the Cherokee off their land. The trail that the Cherokee took was called the Trail of Tears. This journey took many months. Also half of the Cherokee died along the way.

Killing the National Bank

Jackson greatly disliked the National Bank. He thinks that the National Bank shares the money with the wealthy and keeps it away from the poor. Jackson got rid of the National Bank during his first term. In Jackson's second term he vetoed the bill to bring back the National Bank.