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Vocab Chapter 12 S.S

For my SS Class c:

John Quincy Adams Monroe's Secretary of State; Was New England's choice
Andrew Jackson A former military hero from Tenessee
Jacksonian Democracy The idea of spreading political powerto all the people, thereby ensoning majority rule.
Spoils System The practice of winning candidates giving government to political backers or supporters
Sequoya A Cherokee who invented a writing system for the cherokee language without ever having to learn to read or write
Indian Removal Act This 1830 act called for the government to negotiate treaties that would require Native Americans to relocate west
Indian Territory Present-day Oklahoma and parts of Kansas and Nebraska to which Native Americans were moved under the Indian Removal Act.
Trail of Tears The tragic journey of the Cherokee people from their homeland to Indian Territory between 1838 and 1839; thousands of Cherokee died
Osceola Used surprise attacks to defeat the U.S. army in many battles
John C. Calhoun Was hailed as, "One of the master-spirits who stamp their name upon the age in which they lived."
Tariff of Abomination An 1828 law that raised the tariffs on raw material and manufactured goods
Doctrine of nulification A right of the state to reject a federal law that it consideres unconstitutional
Webster-Hayne-Debate A 1830 debate between Daniel Webster and Robert Hayne over the Doctrince Nulification
Secession Withdrawal
Inflation An increase in the price of goods and services and a decrease in the value of money
Martin Van Buren 8th president of the U.S.
Panic of 1837 A financial crisis in which banks closed and the credit system collapsed
Depression A severe economic slump
Whig Party A political part organized in 1834 to oppose the politics of Andrew Jackson
William Henry Harrison 9th President of the U.S.
John Tyler 10th president of the U.S.
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