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Name the president elected in 1828 who believed that ordinary citizens ought to play a role in government?
John C. Calhoun, the nation's vice president in 1828, put for the idea that states could declare invalid federal laws. What is the term for states' ignoring federal laws?
Term for "right to vote?"
Elected in 1836, this man became the first to be a vice president who ran for office and won. He was only a one term president because of the economic panic of 1837.
Martin Van Buren
The largest immigration occurred because of a potato famine in what country?
This group emerged in opposition to the great increases in immigration of the period. They were known for great hostility towards foreigners?
Ideal societies that involve cooperative living are called
Joseph Smith was the founder of what new religious movement during the second great awakening?
The term for the idea that individuals can "overcome" the limits of their minds and bodies to allow their souls to embrace the beauty of the universe is called?
How did the increase in immigration during the early 1800's benefit American industry?
The increase in immigration during the early 1800's benefit American industry in multiple ways. The first was that it brought an increase in workers which increased productivity, which resulted in more money. The second were the increase in the German population. They brought lots of money with them, which meant they could start their own businesses and companies, which strongly benefited the economy.
What were the circumstances that surrounded the panic of 1837?
The panic of 1837 was partly caused by the economic policies of Andrew Jackson, who refused to renew the charter of the Second Bank of the United States. There was also a major period of inflation, which is an increase in the pricing of goods and a fall in the value of money. Jackson blamed the panic of 1837 on the inflation on the increased use of paper money.
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