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  1. What were the pros of Jackson leaving office?
  2. What is secession?
  3. What were the Seminoles and what did they do?
  4. What was the Jackson Democracy?
  5. What was the Second Bank?
  1. a Idea of widening political power to more of the people

    Insured the idea of majority rule

    As a result of the Jacksonian Democracy, the number of voters increased
  2. b The Whig Party was formed

    Martin Van Buren was elected
  3. c a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation
  4. d A Native American tribe who refused to leave their homelands of Florida. The Second Seminole War was a result of this. The Seminoles hid in the Everglades and planned attacks against the U.S. Army
  5. e Most powerful bank in the country

    Set policies that controlled nation's money supply

    Since the bank made loans to members of Congress, the bank could influence the lawmakers decisions

    Jackson believed the bank had too much power

    To stay in business, the bank needed a charter, or a written grant, from the federal government

    Jackson let Congress renew the charter, but he vetoed the renewal

    Set out to demolish the bank, Jackson and his supporters put government funds in state banks

    Although the bank stuck back by making it harder to borrow money, Jackson prevailed

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. By ordering the Native Americans to leave their land, the United States grew larger

    Some Native Americans were assimilated into white culture, and learned many new things
  4. Tariffs made American-made goods less expensive than imports, protecting the Northeastern factories
  5. 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

5 True/False Questions

  1. What were the cons of Jackson targeting the Second Bank?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

    Inflation happened

    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

          

  2. What were the Nullification Crisis cons?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

          

  3. 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

          

  4. 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

          

  5. Who were the Northeastern people?Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices

    Supported federal spending on internal improvements

    Supported high tariffs

          

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