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  1. What were the pros of Jackson leaving office?
  2. What was the Spoils System?
  3. What were the pros of Jackson targeting the Second Bank?
  4. What were the cons of Jackson having tariffs?
  5. What were the pros of Jackson beginning office?
  1. 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
  2. b The Whig Party was formed

    Martin Van Buren was elected
  3. c Jackson found the bank's president, Mr. Biddle, corrupt and chose to protect the U.S. citizens by shutting his bank down

    He found the bank unconstitutional, didn't renew Mr. Biddle's charter, and put an emphasis on state banks

    The state banks made getting loans easier

    Economy boomed
  4. d 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. e His election was hailed as a victory for working people, and it inspired them

    A new political era began

    He made a promise to the country to reform the government

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices

    Supported federal spending on internal improvements

    Supported high tariffs
  2. The sales of Western public land
    Federal spending
    Rising tariffs
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation

5 True/False Questions

  1. 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

          

  2. What were the pros of Jackson's Native American views?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

          

  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 cons 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

          

  5. 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

          

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