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Politics of the United States
Ch 13/14 APUS
Terms in this set (35)
good hunter and orator who died at the Battle of the Alamo
Democratic-Republican who believed the people should rule; 7th president; introduced spoils system
rain in 1824 election - dropped out due to stroke
had a central role in the Petticoat affair that disrupted the cabinet of Andrew Jackson
John Quincy Adams
6th president; Republican of Mass; part of "corrupt bargain"
America's greatest orator; nationalists from New Hampshire.
free black slave who led a slave rebellion in Charleston in 1822
senator from North Carolina.
got more people involved in government
against Masons and most importantly, Jackson
Revolution of 1828
Election of 1828 - Jackson wins - represented triumph to the common man.
allowed House of Representatives to elect John Q Adams as president - received most votes but not a majority of votes.
John Quincy Adams became president and made Henry Clay his Secretary of State, because Clay helped Adams win.
Jackson and his cabinet of 13.
Tariff of Abominations
Tariff of 1828 - extremely high tariff that Jacksonian-Democrats used to get Adams to veto.
wife of Andrew Jackson who died before she became first lady - said to be from a broken heart.
refers to the process taken to choose a candidate for each party for the national party convention
Tariff of 1832
compromise bill; reduced tariff to help conflict with the tariff of abominations
"Czar Nicholas I" - president of the Bank of the United States
leader of the Seminole Indians
Martin Van Buren
8th president; first to be born under the American flag.
American colonizer who worked on the Independence of Texas
William Henry Harrison
1st president to die in office; served 31 days.
tried numerous times to become president; helped John Q Adams win the election of 1824. Became Secretary of State under Adams.
commander in chief of Texas; defeated Mexican army.
John C. Calhoun
joined Clay against Jackson, forming the Whig Party
Mexican dictator who in 1825 wiped out all local rights in Texas
vice president of Harrison, who became President after Harrison died.
Cherokee silversmith and warrior;invented the Cherokee alphabet.
Trail of Tears
relocation and movement of Native Americans
Panic of 1837
nations first economic depression; banks loaned too much money for western expansion`
passed in 1833; "Bloody Bill" to the south - allowed president to use the army and the navy to collect federal tariff duties
battle in San Antonio for Texas Independence in 1836
Buren passed the "Divorce Bill" in 1840 which created these independent treasuries
"Log-cabin and hard cider" campaign
1840 presidential election; Harrison became president and quickly died from pneumonia.
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