Age of Jackson

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What did Jackson believe in?

the presidency was the strongest branch of the government

2

What was different about Jackson that no other president before him did?

He would do what was best for the nation as a whole

3

Why was Jackson the first strong president?

used the veto power

4

what did he do more than all the presidents put together before him?

used his veto power, usually on spending bills

5

The democratic party were called the ______ at this time.

Whigs

6

When was the only time that the nation had no debt?

During Jackson’s Administration

7

What were some of the issue in Jackson’s Presidency?

Nullification, Indian Removal Act, and Bank of the United States

8

Who believed in Nullification?

Southern States

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Why would a southern state want to nullify ?

they would declare a federal law null and void if they wanted to

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Who was the “chief of Nullifiers” ?

Calhoun

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What was Calhoun and where was he from?

Vice President major advocate from South Carolina

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What did Carolina nullify?

tariff laws

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What did Jackson say he would do to Calhoun?

He would hang Calhoun from the first tree

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Did Jackson take political issue personally?

yes, true

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How many regrets did Jackson have?

2

16

What did the Indian Removal Act do?

take the indians from east of the Mississippi and bring them to the western side of the Mississippi

17

Who was effected by the Indian Removal Act?

Chickasaw, Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws, and Seminoles

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Which tribe took it to court?

Cherokee

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What were the Cherokee forced to sign?

treaty

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Who were sent in to force the Cherokee to move?

US Army

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Why did the Indian have to move?

White settlers wanted the land of these five tribal nations

22

Who was the Democratic candidate in the Election of 1836?

Martin Van Buren

23

Who was Jackson’s hand picked successor ?

Martin Van Buren

24

William Henry Harrison was apart of what political party?

Whigs

25

What was Harrison’s motto?

Tippecanoe and Tyler too!

26

How long was Harrison’s inaugural address?

2 hours

27

Who’s term only lasted a month?

Harrison

28

who became president after Harrison?

Tyler

29

What was the first technological advance?

Cotton Gin

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What was the second technological advance?

Mechanical Reaper

31

What was the third technological advance?

interchangeable parts

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What was the fourth technological advance?

sewing machine

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What was the fiifth technological advance?

telegraph

34

What was the sixth technological advance?

Steam Engine