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The Jackson Era

The Jackson Era

The Jackson Era Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about the time, place, players, and culture?

Presidential Addresses

Andrew Jackson's inaugural speeches, state of the union addresses, and proclamation on nullification are included in the selection of public addresses posted on this site.

Presidential Documents

Several documents from Jackson's presidency are available through Yale Law School's Avalon Project.

Hayne-Webster Debate

The full text of this historic senate debate on states' rights and the Union are available here. The site also provides an outline and paraphrased summary of the debate.

Nullification Crisis

Several documents relating to the nullification crisis are provided at this Library of Congress site.

Indian Removal

Several documents pertaining to Jackson's Indian policy are provided at this Library of Congress site.

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