7 terms

Jackson Vocabulary

Jacksonian Democracy
The idea of spreading political power to ALL the people and making sure that majority rules.
Spoils System
The process of giving government job's to loyal supporter's.
Indian Removal Act
A law that allowed the government to negotiate treaties that would require Native Americans to move west.
Trail Of Tears
The tragic journey of the Cherokee people from their homelands to Indian Territory.
Pet Bank's
State banks that president Jackson deposited federal money into after vetoing the 2nd National Bank's charter.
Tariff Of 1828
Law that raised the tariffs on raw materials and manufactured goods.
Nullification Crisis
South Carolina declared the right to reject Tariff of 1828,which it believed was unconstitutional.