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5 Matching questions

  1. What was the Indian Removal Act?
  2. What were the pros of Jackson having tariffs?
  3. What were the cons of Jackson leaving office?
  4. Who were the Northeastern people?
  5. What was the Second Bank?
  1. a Tariffs made American-made goods less expensive than imports, protecting the Northeastern factories
  2. b Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices

    Supported federal spending on internal improvements

    Supported high tariffs
  3. 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
  4. d He left the office too "puffed up"

    The USA went into a depression
  5. 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

  1. The sales of Western public land
    Federal spending
    Rising tariffs
  2. 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
  3. Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee
  4. The Whig Party was formed

    Martin Van Buren was elected
  5. 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

  1. 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


  2. 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


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


  4. 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


  5. 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