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8th Grade U.S. History Unit 5 - Andrew Jackson
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it introduced a period of increased democracy in government
Which statement best describes the impact of President Jackson's election?
A. it introduced a period of increased democracy in government
B. it showed the president supported nullification
C. it started a period of friendly relations with Native Americans
D. it led to a period of suspicion and distrust of common people:
Congress passed the Indian Removal Act which forced the remaining tribes in the east to relocate
Native Americans moved westward during the 1800s because:
A. they wanted to be a part of the major discoveries of gold in the west
B. hostilities were growing among Native American tribes
C. opportunities for employment improved on ranches in the west
D. Congress passed the Indian Removal Act which forced the remaining tribes in the east to relocate
southern plantation owners
High protective tariffs hurt
A. northern manufacturers
B. southern plantation owners
C. western farmers
D. northern factory workers
Which branch of the government did Andrew Jackson think was the most important?
Jackson is behaving more like a king than an elected leader
See cartoon. Which of the following statements best describes the artist's attitude about Jackson?
A. Jackson should be king
B. Jackson is a strong leader
C. Jackson has vetoed too many bills
D. Jackson is behaving more like a king than an elected leader
Jackson's support of the small farmer and laborer
What aspect of Jacksonian Democracy does the cartoon criticize?
A. Jackson's disregard for Native Americans rights
B. Jackson's belief in a strong presidency
C. Jackson's belief in having the average person participate in government
D. Jackson's support of the small farmer and laborer
Native Americans wanted to leave the south
President Andrew Jackson relocated Native American tribes living in the South because he believed that
A. Native Americans would be more prosperous in the west
B. U.S. citizens living in the south wanted Native American lands
C. Native Americans needed to be educated
D. Native Americans wanted to leave the south
Where were Indians removed to?
the common man
Who did Jackson believe the government belonged to?
A. the most wealthy citizens
B. the Native Americans
C. the common man
D. African American slaves
Which state threatened to secede during the Nullification Crisis?
B. South Carolina
C. North Carolina
Trail of Tears
That was it called when Jackson removed Cherokees from Georgia?
A. Trail of Tears
B. Heading West
C. Dead Men Walking
D. The Long Walk Home
Which political party began with Andrew Jackson
Tariff of Abominations
What did the South call the Tariff of 1828?
A. Tariff of Horrors
B. Tariff of Tears
C. Tariff of Abominations
D. Tariff of Good Feelings
Washington, Madison, Monroe, Jackson
Put the following Presidents in correct order according to when they served as President
A. Jefferson Washington, Jackson, Monroe
B. Washington, Madison, Monroe, Jackson
C. Washington, Monroe, Madison, Adams
D. Jackson, Madison, Monroe, Jefferson
More men could now vote, and Jackson got the support of the "common man"
One of the main reasons why Andrew Jackson was elected by such a landslide was
A. The nation loved federalist leaders such as Jackson
B. Jackson appealed to the Northern businessmen
C. All the women voted for him because he supported womens' rights
D. More men could now vote, and Jackson got the support of the "common man"
Southern slave owners
Which of the following groups would have been least likely to voted for Jackson?
A. Southern slave owners
B. Northern industrialists
D. Western frontier settlers
John C. Calhoun
Jackson's first Vice President, a former South Carolina governor, who supported states rights' was
A. Abraham Lincoln
B. John Adams
C. John C. Calhoun
D. James Madison
A tax on imported goods from other counties
What is a protective tariff?
A. A tax on goods leaving the United States.
B. A way of making imports less costly
C. A tax on imported goods from other counties
D. A new way of manufacturing goods
a northern industrialist
"We favor the idea of protective tariffs because we know that it will help our factories and businesses to make a profit?" This newspaper quote was most likely spoken by:
A. a southern slave owner
B. a western farmer
C. a northern industrialist
D. a southern politician
an extensive loss of land
During the 1700s and 1800s, Euorpean migration to North American resulted in Native Americans experiencing
A. an improved standard of living
B. an increased population
C. a loss of interest in religious activities
D. an extensive loss of land
The Nullification Crisis
Table of Contents
Why Tariffs are Unfair!.........................1
John Calhoun's Views..........................10
States Rights are Supreme!..................20
South Carolina May Leave the U.S......30
see TOC above: Which of the following would be the best title for the book?
A. The President of Madison
B. The Louisiana Purchase
C. The Nullification Crisis
D. Separation of Powers
opened Native American lands to settlement by white citizens
Many Americans supported the Indian Removal Act of 1830 because it
A. punished Native Americans for attacks on Washington, D.C.
B. opened Native American lands to settlement by white citizens
C. forced U.S. citizenship on Native Americans
D. forced Native American leaders out of the U.S. Congress
Trail of Tears
Worcester v Georgia, 1832 "The Cherokee nation... is a distinct community, occupying its own territory...which the citizens of Georgia have no right to enter but with the assent (agreement) of the Cherokees themselves..."
In Worcester v. Georgia the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Cherokee nation. However, President Andrew Jackson refused to enforce the ruling, and the result was the
A. Trail of Tears
B. Missouri Compromise
C. Bleeding Kansas conflict
D. Texas Revolution
Increased access of common people to the political process
Which of the following was one of the reasons for the development of the modern Democratic Party?
A. Wealth people wanted a party to call their own
B. Increased access of common people to the political process
C. The support for John Adams
D. The need for a king
States do not have the right to withdraw from the Union
"The Constitution of the United States, then, forms a government. ...It is a government in which all the people are represented, which operates directly on the people individually, not upon the states. ...To say that any state may at pleasure secede from the Union, is to say that the United States are not a nation. . . . President Andrew Jackson, 1832
The reader can conclude that President Andrew Jackson most likely would have agreed with which of the following statements?
A. Federal government reports to the various state governments
B. The power of the federal government comes from the southern states
C. The U.S. Constitution created a loose union of states
D. States do not have the right to withdraw from the Union
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