5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What were the cons of Jackson having tariffs?
- What were the cons of Jackson targeting the Second Bank?
- Who was Sequoya?
- What were the cons of Jackson's Native American cons?
- What is secession?
- a Tariffs made imported goods more expensive than American-made goods
Southern planters depended on the foreign trading of goods, so the tariffs drastically hurt their economy
The tariffs fueled the fires of a national debate that had been raging
- b a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation
- c Since Jackson viewed the Native Americans uncivilized and obstacles, he supported them moving and the Indian Removal Act
He believed that the Native Americans could be bossed around by the government, and he made them sign their land over
He immediately enforced the Act (which caused conflict and strained relationships with government leaders) and thousands of Native Americans were forced into camps
- d The bank went out of business, and all of the employees who worked there lost their jobs
Since the state banks became popular, they issued too much money
The value of the dollar went down
People now had to pay in gold and silver
Jackson left office while the economy was in the Panic of 1837
- e Invented the Cherokee's written language to help them share the power with whites and keep their independance
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The sales of Western public land
- Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee
- John C. Calhoun sympathized with South Carolina and the other struggling states, and created the doctrine of nullification
The doctrine stated that a state could nullify (reject) a federal law that it considered unconstitutional
This gave the states a peaceful way to protest and maintain their freedom
- Inspired many people to get interested in politics and the presidency candidates
His majority rule concept widened political power to more of the country's people
He earned the trust of the people and received the most popular votes
- He left the office too "puffed up"
The USA went into a depression
5 True/False Questions
What happened during the "after-Jackson" depression? → The sales of Western public land
Who were the Northeastern people? → Formed by Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and other lawmakers against Jackson
Strongly opposed "King Andrew Jackson" and supporters
Believed that Congress represented the people, not the president
Blamed Van Buren for the Panic of 1837
Chose William Henry Harrison of Ohio as their presidential candidate and John Tyler as his running mate
Harrison won the election, but died shortly after his inauguration. John Tyler soon became president.
What were the pros of Jackson beginning office? → Instead of reforming the government like he promised, Jackson replaced the government officials with his supporters
Shortly after the inauguration, the country was torn apart by three economic issues
Who was Martin Van Buren? → Won because of attractive political and personal qualities
Had anti-slavery beliefs
Won the election with over 50% of the votes
What were the pros of Jackson leaving office? → He left the office too "puffed up"
The USA went into a depression