Jackson Vocabulary

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Jacksonian Democracy

The idea of spreading political power to ALL the people and making sure that majority rules.

Spoils System

The process of giving government job's to loyal supporter's.

Indian Removal Act

A law that allowed the government to negotiate treaties that would require Native Americans to move west.

Trail Of Tears

The tragic journey of the Cherokee people from their homelands to Indian Territory.

Pet Bank's

State banks that president Jackson deposited federal money into after vetoing the 2nd National Bank's charter.

Tariff Of 1828

Law that raised the tariffs on raw materials and manufactured goods.

Nullification Crisis

South Carolina declared the right to reject Tariff of 1828,which it believed was unconstitutional.

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