5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What was the Indian Removal Act?
- What were the pros of Jackson having tariffs?
- What were the cons of Jackson leaving office?
- Who were the Northeastern people?
- What was the Second Bank?
- a Tariffs made American-made goods less expensive than imports, protecting the Northeastern factories
- b Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices
Supported federal spending on internal improvements
Supported high tariffs
- c Most powerful bank in the country
Set policies that controlled nation's money supply
Since the bank made loans to members of Congress, the bank could influence the lawmakers decisions
Jackson believed the bank had too much power
To stay in business, the bank needed a charter, or a written grant, from the federal government
Jackson let Congress renew the charter, but he vetoed the renewal
Set out to demolish the bank, Jackson and his supporters put government funds in state banks
Although the bank stuck back by making it harder to borrow money, Jackson prevailed
- d He left the office too "puffed up"
The USA went into a depression
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- The sales of Western public land
- Jackson found the bank's president, Mr. Biddle, corrupt and chose to protect the U.S. citizens by shutting his bank down
He found the bank unconstitutional, didn't renew Mr. Biddle's charter, and put an emphasis on state banks
The state banks made getting loans easier
- Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee
- The Whig Party was formed
Martin Van Buren was elected
- John C. Calhoun sympathized with South Carolina and the other struggling states, and created the doctrine of nullification
The doctrine stated that a state could nullify (reject) a federal law that it considered unconstitutional
This gave the states a peaceful way to protest and maintain their freedom
5 True/False questions
Who was Martin Van Buren? → Won because of attractive political and personal qualities
Had anti-slavery beliefs
Won the election with over 50% of the votes
What were the Seminoles and what did they do? → 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
What is secession? → a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation
What were the cons of Jackson's Native American cons? → 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
What were the pros of Jackson's Native American views? → 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