The seventh President of the United States (1829-1837), who as a general in the War of 1812 defeated the British at New Orleans (1815). As president he opposed the Bank of America, objected to the right of individual states to nullify disagreeable federal laws, and increased the presidential powers.
John Quincy Adams
an 1824 presidential canidate who was favored by the New- Englanders, was the son of John Adams and was secretary of state under Monroe, Clay came in fourth and supported him and then he won.
The idea of spreading political power to the people and ensuring majority rule.
the practice of giving government jobs to political backers.
Tariff of Abnominations
an law passed in 1828 that raised tariffs significantly on raw materials and manufactured goods, southerners named it this because they hated tariffs they thought they were too high.
John C. Calhoun
vice president of Jackson, he wanted to find a way to keep South Carolina from leaving the union.
doctrine of nullification
John C. Calhoun's solution to keep South Carolina from leaving the union, an idea that a state had the right to reject or nullify a federal law that was considered Unconstitutional.