The performance of the United States' navy in the War of 1812 could be best described as
much better than that of the army
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
The Force Bill of 1833 provided that
the President could use the army and navy to collect federal tariff duties
The Monroe Doctrine was essentially intended to prevent
new European colonies from being established in the Western Hemisphere
In McCulloch v. Maryland, Cohens v. Virginia, and Gibbons v. Ogden, Chief Justice Marshall's rulings limited the extent of
While in existence, the second Bank of the United States
was the depository of the funds of the national government
One of the positive aspects of the Bank of the United States was
its promotion of economic expansion by making credit abundant
Andrew Jackson's veto of the recharter bill for the Bank of the United States was
a major expansion of economic power
Andrew Jackson's military exploits were instrumental in the United States gaining
possession of Florida from the Spanish
Andrew Jackson's administration supported the removal of Native Americans from the eastern states because
whites wanted the Indians' lands
John Marshall uttered his famous legal dictum that "the power to tax involves the power to destroy" in
McCulloch v. Maryland
At the end of the War of 1812, British manufacturers
began dumping their goods in America at extremely low prices
The nullification crisis started by South Carolina over the Tariff of 1828 ended when
Congress passed the compromise Tariff of 1833
The delegates of the Hartford Convention adopted resolutions that included a call for
a Constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote in congress before war was declared
When the House of Representatives passed the Tallmadge Amendment in response for Missouri's request for admission to the Union, the South thought that the amendment
would threaten the sectional balance
In their treatment of Native Americans, white Americans did all the following except
argue that Indians could not be assimilated into the larger society
As a result of the Missouri Compromise
slavery was banned north of 36' 30 in the Louisiana Purchase territory
McCulloch v. Maryland
Maryland was taxing the bank notes which upset McCulloch who was the president of the Bank of U.S. McCulloch was losing money having to pay for the tax and sews Maryland. John Marshall (Supreme Court Chief Justice) ruled in favor of McCulloch saying "the power to tax involves the power to destroy." This case limited the extent of state power and expanded federal power.
It was written because many rumors were going around about European alliances etc. The Monroe Doctrine told the European countries not to establish colonies in the western hemisphere and not to intervene with American affairs. Leave us alone and we'll leave you alone. Upset European powers, who is this many telling us what to do. They couldn't do anything about it though because to get to U.S. had to go through British navy. The Doctrine was never law but continues to impact decisions made today.
After the Bank War the president (Mark van Buren) declared to pull out all the governments money from the "pet banks" and place it in an independent treasury. Most people opposed this but it was done anyway. Badly hurt the economy and decreased its expansion because the governments money was now locked.
"Trail of Tears"
Based on the Indian Removal Act thousands of Indians were forced at gunpoint to relocate to Oklahoma. So many died it became known as trail of tears. Resentment towards Jackson still exists today.