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8th Grade: Chapter 13: The Jackson Era
Terms in this set (13)
War hero from the Battle of New Orleans and 7th President of the United States
John Quincy Adams
Made a "Corrupt Bargain" with Henry Clay to become the 6th President of the United States. (Son of the 2nd President)
"Unfair deal" between John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay. Adams became president and Clay became his "Secretary of State."
Trash Talking opponents during elections
Giving government jobs to your supporters/friends
Argument between South Carolina and Jackson over the "Tariff of Abominations." (States Rights vs. Federal Government)
John C. Calhoun
Jackson's vice president / Leader of Nullification Crisis
A political party formed by supporters of Andrew Jackson after the presidential election of 1824.
Five Civilized Tribes
Cherokees, Choctaws, Creeks, Chickasaws, and Seminoles
Cherokee leader who created a Cherokee alphabet and writing system.
Worcester v. Georgia (1832)
A Supreme Court ruling that declared the Cherokee could stay on their land and did not have to move to Indian Territory.
Trail of Tears
Forced march of the Cherokee people from Georgia to Indian Territory. About 25% of the Cherokee died from disease, starvation, and the cold.
A "hit-and-run" fighting technique used by the Seminoles in Florida
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