5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is secession?
- What were the cons of Jackson leaving office?
- Who were the Northeastern people?
- Who was Martin Van Buren?
- What were the cons of Jackson beginning office?
- a Instead of reforming the government like he promised, Jackson replaced the government officials with his supporters
Shortly after the inauguration, the country was torn apart by three economic issues
- b Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices
Supported federal spending on internal improvements
Supported high tariffs
- c He left the office too "puffed up"
The USA went into a depression
- d a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation
- e Won because of attractive political and personal qualities
Had anti-slavery beliefs
Won the election with over 50% of the votes
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- 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
- His conflicts with Adams forced the Democratic-Republican party to split into separate political groups
In order to win the election, he had to pass John Adams off as a "rich man" representative, making him seem unrelatable to the common man
His tactics during the 1828 campaign were vicious, and made personal attacks on his opponent's family
- 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
- 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 True/False questions
Who was Sequoya? → Invented the Cherokee's written language to help them share the power with whites and keep their independance
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
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
What were the pros of Jackson having tariffs? → 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
Where did the Cherokee come from? → Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee
What were the cons of Jackson having tariffs? → Tariffs made American-made goods less expensive than imports, protecting the Northeastern factories