20 terms

Post War 1812 Vocab


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Adams Onís Treaty
treaty between Spain & America where Spain ceded Florida to the U.S. and defined the boundary between the U.S. and New Spain ( only if they respected Texas border )
"Era of Good Feelings"
a period of strong nationalism, economic growth, and territorial expansion snd described James Moror's adminsiitrarion
Convention of 1818
treaty with Britain and America that allowed Americans to share Newfoundland fisheries with Canada, fixed vague northern limits of louisiana from Lake of Woods to the Rocky Mountains at the 49th parallel, and a ten year joint occupation of Oregon County.
Monroe Doctrine
United States would not allow European countries to start new colonies or to interfere with independent countries in the continents of North America or South America and United States would be nuetral with existing European colonies nor get involved with conflicts between European countries.
Gibbons vs. Ogden
showed that the Constitution gives Congress the control of interstate commerce and was a major blow on states' rights.
kitchen cabinet
an informal group of advisers that Andrew Jackson turns for counsel and guidance
Maysville Road Veto
Jackson's decision to veto a bill that would allow the government to make states and private business that would build a road system
Force Bill
allowed President Jackson to use the army and navy to collect duties on the Tariffs of 1828 and 1832.
nominating conventions
where party politicians and voters would gather in a large meeting hall to nominate the party's candidates
Tallmadge Amendment
said that no more slaves should be brought into Missouri and provided gradual emancipation of children born to slave parents already in Missouri
universal manhood suffrage
allowed all free white males to vote and hold office without having to own land or belong to a particular religious group
Roger Taney
secretary of the treasury who helped jackson when he "killed" the bank
Worcester Vs. Georgia
case highlighted that the federal government, not the states, can make laws with respect to Indian tribes
Martin Van Buren
handpicked sucessor to Jackson, first president born under American flag and inherited trouble caused by Jackson
Independent Treasury Act
government would hold its revenues rather than deposit them in banks, thus keeping the funds away from private corporations
Nicholas Biddle
President of the Second Bank of the United States, part of trying to to get bank rechartered Jackson denies
William Henry Harrison
national hero after the Battle of Tippecanoe. The last Whig President, he was also the first to hsve shortest term & beat buren and got vote by appealing to common man, ran a log cabin and hard cider campaign
William Crawford
Sectrary of War who took himself out of the election of 1824 when he suffered a paralytic stroke
John C Calhoun
Vice President under Andrew Jackson that found the Whig Party and wrote Sout Carolina Exposition
Black Hawk
Illnios leader of Sawk and Fox tribes that were crushed at Black Hawk War