The Nomination OfAndrew Jackson To The "Presidents Hall Of Fame"



Like any hall of fame, its inductees are the best in whatever they do,
from baseball or football to something like being President. If you are a
member of any hall of fame (including the one for the Presidents), it means that
you have done something special or have a certain quality about yourself that
makes you worthy to be in a hall of fame. My nominee for the Presidents hall of
Fame is our seventh President of the United States, Andrew Jackson. I'll go
over his presidency, focusing on both the highs and the lows of his two terms in
office, from 1829-1837. The issues that I'll focus on are states' rights,
nullification, the tariff, the spoils system, Indian removal and ...

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became a member of a powerful political faction led by
William Blount. He was married in 1791 to Rachel Donelson Robards, and later
remarried to him due to a legal mistake in her prior divorce in 1794.
Jackson served as delegate to Tenn. in the 1796 Constitutional
convention and a congressman for a year (from 1796-97). He was elected senator
in 1797, but financial problems forced him to resign and return to Tennessee in
less than a year. Later he served as a Tennessee superior court judge for six
years starting in 1798. In 1804 he retired from the bench and moved to
Nashville and devoted time to business ventures and his plantation. At this
time his political career looked over.
In 1814 Jackson was a Major General in the Tennessee Militia, here he
was ordered to march against the Creek Indians (who were pro-British in the war
of 1812). His goal was achieved at Horseshoe Bend in March of 1814. Eventually
he forced All Indians from the area. His victory's impressed some ...

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this made him more in contact with the
people of the United States, more in contact with the public opinion and
feelings toward national issues
President Jackson developed the system of "rotation in office." This
was used to protect the American people from a development of a long-standing
political group by removing long-term office holders. His enemies accused him
of corruption of civil service for political reasons. However, I think that it
was used to insure loyalty of the people in his administration.
States rights played an important part in Jackson's policy's as
president. In the case of the Cherokee Indians vs. The State of Georgia, two
Supreme Court decisions in 1831 and ...

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