5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What was the Jackson Democracy?
- Who was Martin Van Buren?
- What was the Indian Removal Act?
- What were the 3 economic issues after Jackson got elected?
- What were the pros of Jackson beginning office?
- a 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
- b Won because of attractive political and personal qualities
Had anti-slavery beliefs
Won the election with over 50% of the votes
- c 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
- d The sales of Western public land
- 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
- Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee
- Tariffs made American-made goods less expensive than imports, protecting the Northeastern factories
- 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
- 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
- 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
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 was the Second Bank? → 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.
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
What were the cons of Jackson leaving office? → He left the office too "puffed up"
The USA went into a depression
What were the cons of Jackson having tariffs? → Tariffs made American-made goods less expensive than imports, protecting the Northeastern factories