Essays Tagged: "Spoils system"

THE PROGRESSIVE ERA

o help much. The government was filled with unqualified officials whom, after being banned from the spoils system, were still being bribed by companies, criminals, etc. for special treatment. American ...

(3 pages) 197 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nomination of Andrew Jackson to the presidents hall of fame. Focuses on the States' rights, nullification, the tariff, the spoils system, Indian removal and banking policies; these controversies brought forth strong rivalry over his years of president

e, from 1829-1837. The issues that I'll focus on are states' rights, nullification, the tariff, the spoils system, Indian removal and banking policies; these controversies brought forth strong rivalry ...

(7 pages) 151 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Andrew jackson It's on his life during office and before.

ative Americans.While Andrew Jackson was the president he designed a practice that was known as the spoils system. The spoils system meant that Andrew Jackson, once he was in office, pleased his follo ...

(3 pages) 84 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Jacksonian democrats DBQ 1990. VERY detailed. To what EXTENT were the jacksonians guardians of the const...

ckson had several ways of ensuring political democracy thus he is regarded as a guardian of it. The spoils system is an example of Jackson stressing political democracy. According to Senator William M ... of winning should go to the winner. He supports this thought by saying, "To the victor belongs the spoils." The spoils system allowed Jackson "Old Hickory" to rid his opponents of government jobs and ...

(6 pages) 161 4 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is about Andrew Jackson and the Jacksonian era.

ail blazed new political institutions such as with his theory of political office rotation, and the spoils system. But as history will tell us, it is the Critical views of foreign and domestic eyes of ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Populism and the Jacksonian Democrats Answer to a past FRQ (Free Response Question) for an AP US History class.

resident and he was later reelected in 1832. In the year of his reelection, Jackson established the spoils system to reform the government, removing some federal officeholders ("To the victor belong t ...

(3 pages) 71 2 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

President Andrew Jackson As "Common" as they Get.

few others made this intention somewhat unclear. As president, Jackson widely introduced the spoils system. This consisted in the removal of his suspected political opponents who held public of ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Ulysses S. Grant: A Presidency Plagued with Scandals

me about in Grant's eight years as America's president. The main scandals of the presidency are the Spoils System, Black Friday, Crédit Mobilier, the Salary Grab, and the Whiskey Ring.One of th ... , and the Whiskey Ring.One of the first scandals in Grant's presidency was that he reinstituted the spoils system. Unfortunately, Grant did not select strong leaders, but rather close personal friends ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Gilded Age

te.The governments were run by political machines. Who ran these political machines depended on the spoils system. Political machines were not all bad because they did help the poor. They made changes ... the ones involved in some kind of political machine or scheme and their wealth was a product of the spoils system. The rich controlled everything from who got jobs and who didn't to what kind of housi ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andrew Jackson Essay

people's will through party government, Jackson reformed federal officeholding. He believed in the spoils system, which was the policy of rotation, so that every four years officials would have to re ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jackson

ons that I have made. The major crisis that I will inform you with is as follows; nationalizing the Spoils system, the Webster-Hayne duel, and the cabinet crisis The spoils system is a reward ...

(2 pages) 322 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jackson

o attacking the other candidates personal life. Thus, the modern political campaign was born. Used "spoils system". Jacksonian democracy replaced Jeffersonian democracy. Jacksonian democracy was based ...

(1 pages) 344 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jacksonian Democracy

f his ambitions being too far fetched, and the dirt farmers were now literally running the country (spoils system), which proved fatal because in order to run a government, one has to know what they a ... es were given positions of public trust. One man, Swartwout, managed to steal $1 million due to the spoils system. Jackson ignored his appointed cabinet officers and instead he had his own advisors, w ...

(3 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andrew Jackson: A Man for the People

s leveled at his late wife.Jackson is famous for creating his "kitchen cabinet", and endorsing the "spoils system" which is still used today. The kitchen cabinet was a supplement to his mediocre offic ... egan discussing and formulating policies with an informal group of advisors at the White House. The spoils system, used by many of Jackson’s predecessors and successors, is the practice of reward ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Andrew Jackson (news Article)

o to determine the nature of our new president we will explain the pros and cons of his idea of the spoils system. Also we shall determine if he did what was right during the nullification crisis as w ... when Washington in office and hired his own crew. All he said about it was, "to the victor goes the spoils," because of this it became known as the spoils system. There are good and bad sides to this; ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jacksonian DBQ

sured political democracy through campaign innovations thus he is regarded as a guardian of it. The spoils system allowed Jackson to rid his opponents of government jobs and award them to his supporte ... of 1824 due to a corrupt bargain between Henry Clay and Adams. Although Jackson disliked having the spoils system used against him he still enforced it during his office. Another example of political ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Spoils System: What do you think of the spoils system?

The "spoils system", a system for appointing government officials, was first used by Andrew Jackson. This ... Senator William L. Marcy was a supporter of Andrew Jackson. When he said "To the victor belongs the spoils," the name for this system was given. The "spoils system" dealt with political considerations ... wed Jackson's actions as corrupt. They also thought that it violated the oath of republicanism.The "spoils system" was used by other presidents and later revised by acts of Congress. Abraham Lincoln u ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Age of Jackson

re than 1.1 million.It did not matter how much wealth you had, since your vote will still count.The Spoils SystemPatronage: The practice of hiring political supporters for government jobs.Jackson crea ... merous amount of President Appointees and other office holders in exchange for Jacksonian Democrats.Spoils System: System of giving appointed offices as rewards from the successful party in an electio ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Indian removal act

by letting more of them vote, and favored freedom of speech and press. This brings us to Jackson's spoils system, where he rewards his supporters with government jobs , making us question his preside ...

(14 pages) 54 0 2.6 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Top Ten Most Influential People in US History

way of politics in many ways. The most prominent way that Jackson changed politics was through the "Spoils System", where campaign workers and supporters would gain public office; a reward for their h ... s of the political system and replaced it with new people. This concept allowed him to introduce a "Spoils System" that appointed loyal Democrats to office. Jackson did this because he felt that the o ...

(27 pages) 69 1 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History