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5 Matching questions

  1. Sectionalism
  2. Spoils System
  3. Corrupt Bargain
  4. Tariff of Abomination
  5. Trails of Tear
  1. a the practice of rewarding political supporters with government positions
  2. b the belief that one's own section, or region, of the country is more important than the whole
  3. c tariff passed in 1828 which raised rates to a very high level. the southerners and westerners opposed it
  4. d the March of 18,000 Cherokee Indians from Georgia to Oklahoma during the rainy and bitterly cold winter of 1832. 1/4 died of hunger, exposure, disease, and bandits
  5. e used by Jackson to describe the deal with Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams who won the presidential election

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. law passed by Congress in 1830 which required the relocation of 5 Indian nations to the area West of Mississippi River, designated as Indian Territory
  2. the theory of giving more power to the states and reducing the power of the national government
  3. a proposal made by Henry Clay in 1820 which allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state and Maine as a free state to equal everything out. As part of the Compromise all states carved from the LA territory North 36 degrees, 30 would be closed to slavery
  4. French philosopher who wrote about the limitless energy of Americans in his book--> Democracy in America
  5. national bank given a 20-year charter in 1816 to regulate state banks

5 True/False questions

  1. John Quincy AdamsSecretary of State under president James Monroe; considered to be among the best secretaries of state that we have had in the US


  2. Generationthe belief that the interests of the nation as a whole are more important that regional interests or the interest of other countries


  3. Adams-Onis Treatyagreement between the US and Britain that provided for disarmament in the Great Lakes


  4. Convention of 1818the belief that one's own section, or region, of the country is more important than the whole


  5. The American Systemproposed by Henry Clay meant to unite the country. His plan called for a tariff to protect American industry, the sale of government land to benefit the national government, the maintenance of a national bank, and government funding of internal improvements such as roads and canals