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Chapter 11 Key Events and People

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Andrew Jackson
Candidate for president in 1824.
John Quincy Adams
Elected President in 1824.
Nullification Act
South Carolina declared it would not pay the illegal tariffs of 1828 and 1832.
Indian Removal Act
Forced Native Americans to move west.
Indian Territory
An area in present-day Oklahoma that was set aside for the relocation of Native Americans from the Southeast.
General Winfield Scott
Threatened to use force if the Cherokee did not leave their land.
Trail of Tears
The long march to the West during which many Cherokee died.
Black Hawk
Led a group of Sauk and Fox people back to Illinois, their homeland.
Osceola
Seminole chief who refused to leave Florida.
Henry Clay
Planned to use the issue of the Bank of the United States to defeat Jackson in the 1832 election.
Daniel Webster
Planned to use the issue of the Bank of the United States to defeat Jackson in the 1832 election.
Martin Van Buren
Andrew Jacksons friend and vice president
William Henry Harrison
A Whig nominee in 1840 and a hero of the War of 1812.
John Tyler
Harrisons running mate.
James Polk
Democratic candidate for president in the election of 1844.