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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) President's message

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02009 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Broadside Date: 1829 Pagination: 1 p. ; 78 x 46 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02009 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Broadside Date: 1829 Pagination: 1 p. ; 78 x 46 cm.

Summary of Content: An Extra of the Hartford Times, reporting from telegraph the text of Jackson's first State of the Union. The address discusses what will be many of the major issues during his Presidency. Discusses removal of Native Americans, questions the constitutionality of the Bank, and decries corruption in governmental office. Suggests an amendment to keep close Presidential elections from being decided by Congress. Also covers foreign affairs, the tariff, finances, military and other domestic matters.

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentElectionPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsAmerican Indian HistoryUS ConstitutionBank of the USBankingLawCorruption and ScandalGovernment and CivicsUS Constitutional AmendmentCongressGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyTaxes or TaxationCommerceMerchants and TradeFinanceEconomicsMilitary History

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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