President Jackson issues ______in 1836 to require purchase of public land in gold or silver.
Which of the following was a doctrine, forcefully articulated by John C. Calhoun in 14828, asserting that a state could invalidate, within its own boundaries, federal legislation the state regarded as unconstitutional.
The basic concept underlying the "spoil system" was that ?
party workers must be rewarded with political office after a successful campaign.
The Native AMerican nation forced to move from Georgia as a result of Jackson's policies was the
Which of the following is the name given to the 1838 forced removal of Cherokee and other Indians from Georgia and the western Appalachians to Indian Territory in Oklahoma and nearby regions
Trail of Tears
Which of the following terms is typically applied to the political tension between the Democratic party, as rejuvenated by Andrew Jackson in 1828, and the Whigs, who emerged in response to Jackson?
Second Party System
In response to the espousal of the states' rights doctrine on the Senate floor by South Carolinian Robert Hayne, which of the following argued that the Constitution was a compact of the people and that the Union was indissoluble?
Part of the "democratizing" of politics during the age of Jackson was the
elimination of property qualifications for voting and holding office
The pioneer in developing methods for educating deaf people who opened a school for deaf students in 1817 was
Herman Melville's book which your text calls "one of the finest novels written by an American" is
The Declaration of Sentiments from the Seneca Falls Convention states "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal." A primary author of this statement was
Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
"The formation of the moral and intellectual character of the young is committed mainly to the female hand...The mother forms the character of the future man." This statement supports the concept of
the Cult of True Womanhood
What your text labels "the third pillar of the emerging American middle class," alongside the family and church, which had neither colonial precedents nor European equivalents, was
The original advocate of organizing new territories on the basis of "popular sovereignty" was
The leader of the Texas independence movement and first president of the Republic of Texas was
_____ was the chief clerk of the State Department who negotiated the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo against the orders of President Polk.
Nicholas P. Trist
The ________ Treaty settled the disputed boundary between Maine and New Brunswick and demonstrated the growing Anglo-American economic dependence.
"As an express and fundamental condition to the acquisition of any territory from the Republic of Mexico...neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall
By the 1850s the United States led the world in manufacturing
goods produced with precision instruments.
The first railroad to begin operating in the United States was the ________ Railroad.
Baltimore and Ohio
Most of the industrial workers in the mid-nineteenth century
lived in the crowded, squalid slums springing up in major cities.
Clipper ships designed by Donald McKay were popular because they
provided fast oceanic transportation
In the 1830s, Nat Turner gained notoriety as the leader of the
most sensational slave uprising in the early nineteenth century
By the middle of the nineteenth century much of the South's cotton trade was controlled by
New York capitalists.
The conflict between Jackson and Calhoun was sharpened by their strong disagreement over the