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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 3 economic issues after Jackson got elected?
  4. What were the cons of Jackson targeting the Second Bank?
  5. What was the Doctrine of Nullification?
  1. a 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
  2. b 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
  3. c The sales of Western public land
    Federal spending
    Rising tariffs
  4. d Tariffs made American-made goods less expensive than imports, protecting the Northeastern factories
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation
  2. 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
  3. 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. 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
  5. Wanted Western lands sold at higher prices

    Supported federal spending on internal improvements

    Supported high tariffs

5 True/False questions

  1. What were the pros of Jackson leaving office?The Whig Party was formed

    Martin Van Buren was elected


  2. What were the cons of Jackson's inauguration event?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


  3. What were the Seminoles and what did they do?A Native American tribe who refused to leave their homelands of Florida. The Second Seminole War was a result of this. The Seminoles hid in the Everglades and planned attacks against the U.S. Army


  4. What happened during the "after-Jackson" depression?Lasted 5 years

    The banks failed

    Un-employment levels went record high

    Food riots happened

    Railroad and canal projects failed


  5. What were the cons 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