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  1. What was the Jackson Democracy?
  2. What was the Whig Party?
  3. What was the Spoils System?
  4. Who were the Northeastern people?
  5. What happened during the "after-Jackson" depression?
  1. a Formed by Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and other lawmakers against Jackson

    Strongly opposed "King Andrew Jackson" and supporters

    Believed that Congress represented the people, not the president

    Blamed Van Buren for the Panic of 1837

    Chose William Henry Harrison of Ohio as their presidential candidate and John Tyler as his running mate

    Harrison won the election, but died shortly after his inauguration. John Tyler soon became president.
  2. b Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices

    Supported federal spending on internal improvements

    Supported high tariffs
  3. c Practice of giving government jobs to political backers

    Jackson's inauguration led to a change in cabinet, which he was accused of using the spoils system

    Following the accusation, Jackson defended himself by stating the principle of rotation in office
  4. d Lasted 5 years

    The banks failed

    Un-employment levels went record high

    Food riots happened

    Railroad and canal projects failed
  5. e Idea of widening political power to more of the people

    Insured the idea of majority rule

    As a result of the Jacksonian Democracy, the number of voters increased

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. His election was hailed as a victory for working people, and it inspired them

    A new political era began

    He made a promise to the country to reform the government
  2. Since Jackson viewed the Native Americans uncivilized and obstacles, he supported them moving and the Indian Removal Act

    He believed that the Native Americans could be bossed around by the government, and he made them sign their land over

    He immediately enforced the Act (which caused conflict and strained relationships with government leaders) and thousands of Native Americans were forced into camps
  3. Won because of attractive political and personal qualities
    Had anti-slavery beliefs
    Won the election with over 50% of the votes
  4. By ordering the Native Americans to leave their land, the United States grew larger

    Some Native Americans were assimilated into white culture, and learned many new things
  5. The bank went out of business, and all of the employees who worked there lost their jobs

    Since the state banks became popular, they issued too much money

    Inflation happened

    The value of the dollar went down

    People now had to pay in gold and silver

    Jackson left office while the economy was in the Panic of 1837

5 True/False questions

  1. What were the pros of Jackson targeting the Second Bank?The bank went out of business, and all of the employees who worked there lost their jobs

    Since the state banks became popular, they issued too much money

    Inflation happened

    The value of the dollar went down

    People now had to pay in gold and silver

    Jackson left office while the economy was in the Panic of 1837

          

  2. What was the Doctrine of Nullification?Indian Removal Act of 1830: governments were to negotiate treaties that would require the Native Americans to relocate to the Indian Territory, which was parts of Texas and Oklahoma

          

  3. What was the Second Bank?Formed by Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and other lawmakers against Jackson

    Strongly opposed "King Andrew Jackson" and supporters

    Believed that Congress represented the people, not the president

    Blamed Van Buren for the Panic of 1837

    Chose William Henry Harrison of Ohio as their presidential candidate and John Tyler as his running mate

    Harrison won the election, but died shortly after his inauguration. John Tyler soon became president.

          

  4. What were the Seminoles and what did they do?Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices

    Supported federal spending on internal improvements

    Supported high tariffs

          

  5. What were the cons of Jackson leaving office?He left the office too "puffed up"

    The USA went into a depression