President Jefferson's second term:
Issue 1: State Admission Missouri (MO - 3 votes)
The president admits.
Jefferson gains 1 popularity. The new state takes its place adjacent to Arkansas.
Issue 2: State Admission for Louisiana (LA - 4 votes)
The president admits.
Jefferson gains 1 popularity. The new state takes its place adjacent to Arkansas and Mississippi.
Issue 3: Specie Circular
Having a mostly conservative faction the lame duck president doesn't like the public support effects for the future, but wants the immediate popularity and so asks Treasury Secretary Van Buren to solve. He, however, is unwilling so the issue fails.
1 IP to Jefferson. Public support 1 to C (3L).
Issue 4: Panic of 1819
Having a mostly conservative faction the lame duck president wants'the public support effects for the future and so asks Van Buren to solve. This time he is willing and spends 2 IP to do so.
Revenue -12 (14). Public support 2 to C (1L). 1 IP to Jefferson. Jefferson and Van Buren gain 1 popularity.
Noticing the low revenue levels, the president asks Van Buren to enact a higher tariff. He is willing if Jefferson will spend 2 IP to do so and so he does.
Revenue +10 (24). 2 IP to Adams. Jefferson and Van Buren gain 1 popularity.
Ben on behalf of Secretary Van Buren adds the revenue amount, 24, to reserves, which are now at 18. Since reserves are higher than -100, there is no Economic Crisis Check.
President Jefferson, having served two terms, now steps down.
Conservative: John Quincy Adams
Liberal: Aaron Burr
Conservative: Charles C. Pinckney
Liberal: James Monroe
Adams cannot place
Burr is elected president. His card gets 3 popularity and an elected marker.
James Monroe becomes vice president and receives 1 popularity.
Jefferson retires, earning Charles 22 victory points.
Each player gets 1 IP.
As party leaders Adams and Burr each get 1 IP on their cards.
IP granted for abilities listed on cards: Burr 1, Van Buren 1.
Dan draws Hartford Convention and Franklin Pierce. Keeps Franklin Pierce. Plays Franklin Pierce.
El draws Make an Important Speech and Millard Fillmore. Keeps Millard Fillmore. Plays Millard Fillmore.
Andrew draws Coalition Building and Coalition Building. Keeps Coalition Building.
Ben draws The Hand of Time and Dred Scott Decision. Keeps The Hand of Time.
Charles draws The Hand of Time and Abraham Lincoln. Keeps Abraham Lincoln.
Newspapers: Burr moves a liberal cubes down, earning 1 support and leaves the other alone. Adams moves a conservative cube right earning 3 support and leaves the other cube alone (1C).
The Round, beginning with the president:
Dan: Burr spends 1 to Whip Up Support. Roll is 4 moving Public support 1 to L (0).
Burr spends 2 IP to move up a liberal cube.
El: Adams spends 1 to Whip Up Support. Roll is 6 moving Public support 2 to C (2C).
Spends 2 IP to move conservative cube up.
Andrew: Gerry spends 1 IP to Make a Speech. Roll is 5; spends 1 IP to gain 1 popularity.
Ben: No activities.
Charles: Spends 2 IP to move conservative cube up.
Auction (bidding begins with player left of the president):