The White House

Andrew Jackson: the struggle to keep the country together...

Andrew Jackson, The President of the United States after lincoln was assassinated in 1829. Jackson at the time was the Vice President. Shortly after Lincoln passed, Jackson became the President (1829-1837). After the civil war, Jackson had a hard time dealing with reconstruction. Also keeping there to be no slaves in the south. Andrew Jackson once said "I've got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment." Tension was rising again between the north and the south again. Jackson had a hard time keeping it under control, thankfully he used the used the Nullification Crisis. The Nullification Crisis the crisis involved South Carolina and the Federal Government. South Carolina was mad because of the taxes that the Federal Government. It eventually got all settled out.
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