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  1. What was the Spoils System?
  2. What were the pros of Jackson having tariffs?
  3. What was the Second Bank?
  4. What were the pros of Jackson targeting the Second Bank?
  5. What were the cons of Jackson's Native American cons?
  1. a 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
  2. b 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. c 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. d Tariffs made American-made goods less expensive than imports, protecting the Northeastern factories
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. 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. The Whig Party was formed

    Martin Van Buren was elected
  4. a separation or withdrawal from an alliance or federation
  5. The sales of Western public land
    Federal spending
    Rising tariffs

5 True/False questions

  1. What were the pros 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

          

  2. What were the Nullification Crisis pros?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

          

  3. Who was Martin Van Buren?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.

          

  4. 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

          

  5. What were the cons 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