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  1. What was the Doctrine of Nullification?
  2. What were the cons of Jackson leaving office?
  3. What were the cons of Jackson targeting the Second Bank?
  4. What were the cons of Jackson having tariffs?
  5. What were the Nullification Crisis cons?
  1. a 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. b Kept South Carolina for seceding, or withdrawing, from the Union

    States that each state had a right to nullify, or reject a federal law considered unconstitutional

    Creator, John C. Calhoun, believed that Congress did not have the right to impose a tariff that favored one part of the country over another
  3. c He left the office too "puffed up"

    The USA went into a depression
  4. d Tariffs made imported goods more expensive than American-made goods

    Southern planters depended on the foreign trading of goods, so the tariffs drastically hurt their economy

    The tariffs fueled the fires of a national debate that had been raging
  5. e Congress passed a bill that significantly raised tariffs on raw materials and manufactured goods

    The Southerners hated it and called it the Tariff of Abomination

    The tariff hit South Carolina's economy hard

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Inspired many people to get interested in politics and the presidency candidates

    His majority rule concept widened political power to more of the country's people

    He earned the trust of the people and received the most popular votes
  2. 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
  3. 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

    Economy boomed
  4. 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. 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 True/False questions

  1. What were the 3 economic issues after Jackson got elected?Tariffs made imported goods more expensive than American-made goods

    Southern planters depended on the foreign trading of goods, so the tariffs drastically hurt their economy

    The tariffs fueled the fires of a national debate that had been raging

          

  2. What were the pros of Jackson leaving office?He left the office too "puffed up"

    The USA went into a depression

          

  3. What were the pros of Jackson beginning office?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

          

  4. What was the Whig Party?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.

          

  5. What is secession?a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation