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  1. Treaty of Fort Jackson
  2. Judicial Review
  3. Great Compromise
  4. Suffrage
  5. Compromise of 1877
  1. a (1787) an agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention establishing that a state's population would determine representation in the lower house of the legislature, while each state would have equal representation in the upper house of the legislature
  2. b the right to vote
  3. c the Supreme Court's power to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional
  4. d an agreement to settle the disputed presidential election of 1876; Democrats agreed to accept Republican Rutherford B. Hayes as president in return for the removal of federal troops from the South, having a Southern democrat in the Cabinet, and having the government give money for internal improvements in the South
  5. e a treaty signed after the U.S. victory at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend; the Creek was forced to give up 23 million acres of their land

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. an action or decision that later serves as an example
  2. the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
  3. Democrats who brought their party back to power in the South; wanted to reduce the size of state government and limit the rights of African Americans. They lowered state budgets and got rid of a variety of social programs.
  4. (1819) an agreement in which Spain gave East Florida to the United States
  5. a tariff imposed to protect domestic firms from import competition

5 True/False Questions

  1. Monroe Doctrine(1823) President James Monroe's statement forbidding further colonization in the Americas and declaring that any attempt by a foreign country to colonize would be considered an act of hostility


  2. Dred Scott Decision1767-1845) Nicknamed Old Hickory, he was an American hero in the Battle of New Orleans. As commander of the Tennessee militia, he defeated the Creek Indians, securing 23 million acres of land. His election as the seventh president of the United States marked an era of democracy called Jeffersonian Democracy.


  3. USS Constitutiona large warship


  4. Sequoyac.1804-1838) Florida Seminole leader, he resisted removal by the U.S. government despite an earlier treaty that Seminole leaders had been forced to sign. He was eventually captured and died in prison.


  5. James Madison(1751-1836) American statesman, he was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, the fourth president of the United States, the author of some of the Federalist Papers, and is called the father of the Constitution for his proposals at the Constitutional Convention. He led the United States through the War of 1812.


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