Week 6 notes
University of Memphis
Popular in Tennessee History
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Chapter 4 Tennessee History Feb. 23 25 1812 War Great Britain and US Madison’s war message TN responded enthusiastically but the state was not much effected by the war Maritime war until the Indians got involved Gov. Blount authorized Andrew Jackson Major General of the State militia Assemble 2500 men Legislature passed law authorizing more TN troops and expenditure $300000 Repel the Creek Indians Andrew Jackson forced to change in order to disband the troops and come back to TN He was disappointed but on the travel back to Nashville is when he got the title “Old Hickory” New Orleans Campaign Jackson from Nashville to Natchez Attack on Fort Mims in Alabama August 1813 Governor ordered Jackson and John Cocke (2500 troops each) Jackson took the command From Fayetteville to Alabama Engaged the creeks at Tallushatchee and Talladega Jackson short on supplies Governor asked Jackson to leave Alabama campaign and come back to TN Governor sent supplies and troops On his way back he engaged the creeks Horseshoe Band defeated Creeks Returned home a war hero… but the war wasn’t over Jackson commissioned Major General US Army and was again in battle He occupied Mobile and Pensacola and the New Orleans Victory over the British in Jan. 1815 The war was finally over Religious Stirring Second Great Awakening 1790s Outpouring of religious enthusiasm Before this there was a declining church membership and indifference to religious matters 1790s Revivalism in TN and KY Presbyterian divine Rev. James McGready Pastored 3 small congregations in Logan County, KY Rev. James McGhee in Summer County, TN Fire of religious enthusiasm spread to every part of the state 4 day sacramental meeting at Red River Church in 1800 Uncontrolled weeping and shouting Similar pattern followed in Desha Creek Sacramental service 5 day revival at Drake’s Creek Adding to excitement was the presence of Methodist Clergymen Bishop Francis Ashbury Cane Ridge Creek in KY in 1801… the greatest religious enthusiasm Hallmarks of the revivals Acrobatic Christianity Falling Jerking Rolling Running Barking Laughing Presbyterian and Methodist cooperation fell apart Presbyterian Elect and Predestination did not fit into revivals Focus on educational qualification of clergy Withdrew from frontlines Revival vs anti revival factions Antirevivalists prevailed Cumberland Presbytery Chapter 5 Antebellum Politics, Economy, and Society Antebellum Era 40 year period before Civil War from 182060 Remarkable development Population multiplied Economic growth Cast of frontier status Gained national recognition Mixed to mainstream 19 century America Expansion and modernization Intrastate sectionalism became more pronounced East, Middle, West Andrew Jackson President in 1828 fro 2 terms Defeated John Quincy Adams and the 4 yrs later Henry Clay State rose to national prominence Golden Age of politics Andrew Jackson call for new state constitutions TN joined this movement and framed their own new const. in 1834 Prior to 1834 voters rejected twice in a statewide vote Constitutional conventions in 1819 and 1831 3 time statewide plebiscite on the constitution Legislature called elections to choose delegates for the convention 60 delegates (2/3 farmers and 1/3 lawyers) 14 weeks task frame form new constitution Revision to taxation clause Switch from equal taxation provision to all property shall be taxed according to its value The convention removed property requirements for legislators and governor Widened the franchise Voting clause got caught up in racial issues Disenfranchising free blacks Included white in franchise clause By doing this, the delegates narrowed suffrage rights Emancipation debate Convention voted that the state had no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves Debate on the location of state capital Nashville vs Murfreesboro Decision wasn’t made till 1843 Statewide plebiscite 71% supported the new constitution 4 of the 64 counties opposed the new document Davidson, Robertson, Smith, and Williamson Stage was set for a new chapter in TN history Political rebellion against Jackson in 1820s (anti Jackson faction) Senator Hugh Lawson White Lawson White was Jackson’s supporter but fairly indep. Immense popularity 2 only to Jackson AntiJackson Faction supported Lawson John Bell and James Polk rivalry for the speaker of the Nation House of Rep Bell won in 1834 with the help of antiJackson faction Following year Polk won with the help of Jackson In Dec 1834 TN congressional delegation met in Washington DC Chose Hugh Lawson White as presidential candidate This strengthened anti Jackson faction This happened right before TN governor election Newton Cannon and West Humphrey anti Jackson faction Supported Lawson White Jackson supporters were shaken John William Carroll stepped in support of Jackson Contest between Cannon vs Carroll for gov. Newton Cannon won the elections Presidential elections of 1836 Lawson White vs Van Buren AntiJackson faction vs Jackson supporters Van Buren won the election White carried the state but did not win the presidential election 1837 TN governor’s elections Newton Cannon vs Robert Armstrong Cannon won Carried all 3 sections of the state with 61% of the total vote 1839 Cannon lost to James Polk
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