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  1. Andrew Jackson
  2. Missouri Compromise
  3. Sedition Act
  4. Trail of Tears
  5. Indian Removal Act
  1. a widened the powers of the Adams administration to muzzle its newspaper critics
  2. b jacksonian democracy; won election for democratic party in 1828; ignored his appointed cabinet officers and relied on the counsel of his "kitchen cabinet"; exercised power of veto more than any other president before him
  3. c the forced march under U.S. army escort of thousands of Cherokee Indians to the west; one quarter of them perished on the journey
  4. d Allowed Missouri to enter the union as a slave state, Maine to enter the union as a free state, prohibited slavery north of latitude 36˚ 30' within the Louisiana Territory (1820)
  5. e removal of all native American tribes to an area west of the Mississippi River

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. trained militiamen who would respond at a moment's notice
  2. American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
  3. he was a democratic-republican who won the election of 1808
  4. these 4 acts were the British's response to the Boston Tea Party
  5. ensured that a tie vote between candidates of the same party could not again cause the confusion of the jefferson-burr affair

5 True/False Questions

  1. Sugar Actalso known as the Revenue Act, aimed to raise revenue by taxing goods imported by Americans


  2. Jeffersonianssupported Thomas Jefferson; under guidance of James Madison; opposed Hamilton's National Bank; began to organize political groups in opposition to Hamilton's program; called themselves Democratic-Republicans


  3. The national Bankit operated under Nicholas Biddle since 1823, a cautious man with conservative economic policy; Jackson vetoed the renewal of this and it ceased being a federal institution in 1836


  4. Bill of Rightsthe forced march under U.S. army escort of thousands of Cherokee Indians to the west; one quarter of them perished on the journey


  5. The Monroe Doctrinewas the first and most famous American foreign policy, claiming that the United States would consider any foreign (European) challenge to the sovereignty of the American nation an unfriendly act, and that in return the U.S. would not involve itself in international concerns of European powers. The doctrine was an important expression of the growing nationalism in the U.S. in the 1820's, and it established the idea of the U.S. as the dominant power in the Western Hemisphere.


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