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04/03/1829 Presidency of Andrew Jackson begins

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Andrew Jackson | 60-Second Presidents | PBS

Jackson, the seventh United States president, took office after defeating incumbent President John Quincy Adams in the bitterly-contested presidential election. During the presidential campaign, Jackson founded a political force that became the Democratic Party. He was succeeded by Vice President Martin Van Buren.
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    • Essentials 

    • Election of 1828 

    • Philosophy 

    • Administration and cabinet 

    • Judicial appointments 

    • Inauguration 

    • Petticoat affair 

    • Rotation in office and spoils system 

    • Indian removal 

    • Nullification crisis and the tariff 

    • Bank War and 1832 re-election 

    • Rise of the Whig Party 

    • Panic of 1837 

    • Other domestic issues 

    • Foreign affairs 

    • Attack and assassination attempt 

    • Presidential election of 1836 

    • Historical reputation