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Jackson Democracy Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. What happened during the "after-Jackson" depression?
  2. What were the cons of Jackson's inauguration event?
  3. What were the cons of Jackson's Native American cons?
  4. Who were the Northeastern people?
  5. What was the Whig Party?
  1. a Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices

    Supported federal spending on internal improvements

    Supported high tariffs
  2. b 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
  3. c Lasted 5 years

    The banks failed

    Un-employment levels went record high

    Food riots happened

    Railroad and canal projects failed
  4. d His conflicts with Adams forced the Democratic-Republican party to split into separate political groups

    In order to win the election, he had to pass John Adams off as a "rich man" representative, making him seem unrelatable to the common man

    His tactics during the 1828 campaign were vicious, and made personal attacks on his opponent's family
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation
  2. Kept South Carolina for seceding, or withdrawing, from the Union

    States that each state had a right to nullify, or reject a federal law considered unconstitutional

    Creator, John C. Calhoun, believed that Congress did not have the right to impose a tariff that favored one part of the country over another
  3. 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
  4. Congress passed a bill that significantly raised tariffs on raw materials and manufactured goods

    The Southerners hated it and called it the Tariff of Abomination

    The tariff hit South Carolina's economy hard
  5. The sales of Western public land
    Federal spending
    Rising tariffs

5 True/False Questions

  1. What were the Nullification Crisis pros?Congress passed a bill that significantly raised tariffs on raw materials and manufactured goods

    The Southerners hated it and called it the Tariff of Abomination

    The tariff hit South Carolina's economy hard

          

  2. What were the pros of Jackson's inauguration event?His conflicts with Adams forced the Democratic-Republican party to split into separate political groups

    In order to win the election, he had to pass John Adams off as a "rich man" representative, making him seem unrelatable to the common man

    His tactics during the 1828 campaign were vicious, and made personal attacks on his opponent's family

          

  3. 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

          

  4. What was the Spoils System?Practice of giving government jobs to political backers

    Jackson's inauguration led to a change in cabinet, which he was accused of using the spoils system

    Following the accusation, Jackson defended himself by stating the principle of rotation in office

          

  5. Who was Sequoya?a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation

          

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