A new era in politics
the right to vote
by 1840, more than 80% of white males could vote
passed by South Carolina declaring will not pay illegal tariffs of 1828 and 1832. threatened secession
president can use the military to enforce acts of congress
% civilized tribes
Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, Chickasaw. Choctaw
causes of death
starvation,disease,exposure to bad weather
a period in which business and employment are at a very low level
the theory that the gov. should interfere as little as possible in the nations economy
to force a person or group of people to move
making surprise attacks and then retreating back into forests and swamps
Treaty of New Echota
Treaty was signed by 500 Cherokees and gave up their people's land. Treaty gave Jackson the legal document he needed to remove them. 17000 refused to sign treaty
General that lead march west
General Winfield Scott
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