The Pros And Cons Of Andrew Jackson

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On January 30, 1835 Andrew Jackson was the first president ever to be targeted for assassination by a house painter. Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States. There have been a lot of disclaimers about whether or not Andrew Jackson was a good or bad president. Andrew Jackson was not the best president. He was known for the nullification in South Carolina, Spoil system and the policy to have all Native Americans removed from the southeast. In 1832, a new tariff was passed, which had been improved from the previous tariff of 1828. South Carolina was nullifying this tariff because only 10% was being reduced from all taxes, however, President Jackson saw this as treason therefore taking drastic and violent measures to apprehend this situation. Andrew Jackson infuriated with this made threats to the people of South Carolina by hanging them if they kept nullifying the tariff. He sent a military and naval army to Palmetto State to assure this threat was…show more content…
When the opposing party lost their military the winning party would then acquire that military causing them to have a stronger military and greater forces which was good for them but bad for some people. Jackson would later use his military power to enforce the tariff against South Carolina. Andrew Jackson ceased many post offices because these post offices were the largest federal government.This left an enormous amount of people unemployed and were given to the people inside Jackson’s office. There were many corruptions in Andrew Jackson’s office. These offices had crooks and spies. The Spoil system allowed this just because the offices in which each political party reside in had mostly friends and acquaintances, therefore many of them got what they wanted which ended up in debts making the economy

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