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While in existence, the second Bank of the United States

was the depository of the funds of the national government

John Quincy Adams could be described as

possessing almost none of the arts of the politician

Andrew Jackson's Democratic political philosophy was based on his

suspicion of the federal government

The Whigs hoped to win the 1836 election by

forcing the election into the House of Representatives

The people who proposed the exceptionally high rates of the Tariff of 1828 were

ardent supporters of Andrew Jackson who actually hoped it would be defeated

Andrew Jackson based his veto of the recharter bill for the Bank of the United States

the fact that he found the bill harmful to the nation as well as unconstitutional

The nullification crisis of 1833 resulted in a clear-cut victory for

neither Andrew Jackson nor the nullifiers

The so called Era of Good Feelings was never entirely tranquil, but even the illusion of a national consensus was shattered by the

Panic of 1819 and the Missouri Compromise of 1820

One of the positive aspects of the Bank of the United States was its

being a source of credit and stability, promoting the nation's expanding economy

The section of the United States most hurt by the Tariff of 1828 was

the South

The House of Representatives decided the 1824 presidential election when

no candidate received a majority of the vote in the electoral college

As president, John Quincy Adams

was one of the least successful presidents in American History

The election of 1824 ended in a deadlock (i.e,. no candidate received a majority of votes in the Electoral College), as directed by the ___ amendment, the House of Representatives had to choose among the top three candidates


Texas gained its independence with

help from Americans

The new two-party political system that emerged in the 1830s and the 1840s

became an important part of the nation's checks and balances

Innovations in the election of 1832 included

adoption of written party platforms

The presidential election of 1824

was the first one to see the election of a minority president

William Henry Harrison, the Whig party's presidential candidate in 1840, was

made to look like a poor western farmer

President Jackson and Van Buren hesitated to extend recognition to and to annex the new Texas Republic because

antislavery groups in the United States opposed the expansion of slavery

The cement that held the Whig party together in its formative days was

hatred of Andrew Jackson

The person most responsible for defusing the tariff controversy that began in 1828 was

Daniel Webster

Andrew Jackson's administration supported the removal of Native Americans from the eastern states because

whites wanted the Indians' lands

Andrew Jackson's inauguration as president symbolized the

newly won ascendancy of the masses

John Quincy Adams, elected president in 1825, was charged by his political opponents with having struck a "corrupt bargain" when he appointed ___ to become ___.

Henry Clay, secretary of state

Most of the early American settlers in Texas came from

the South and Southwest

The policy of the Jackson administration toward the eastern Indian tribes was

forced removal

The Anti-Masonic party of 1832 appealed to

American suspicions of secret societies

Americans moved into Texas

after an agreement was concluded between Mexican authorities and Stephen Austin

The South Carolina state legislature, after the election of 1832

declared the existing tariff null and void in SC

The nullification crisis of 1832-1833 erupted over

tariff policy

Southerners feared the Tariff of 1828 because

this same power could be used to suppress slavery

One of the main reasons Andrew Jackson decided to weaken the Bank of the US after the 1832 election was

his fear that Nicholas Biddle might try to manipulate the bank to force its recharter

The "Tippecanoe" in the Whigs' 1840 campaign slogan was

William Harrison

The strong regional support of the Tariff of 1833 came from

the South

The purpose behind the spoils system was

to reward political supporters with public office

Andrew Jackson's veto of the recharter bill for the Bank of the US was

a major expansion of presidential power

The nullification crisis started by South Carolina over the Tariff of 1828 ended when

congress passed the compromise Tariff of 1833

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