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Monroe’s secretary of state; New England’s choice for president in the Election of 1824 John Quincy Adams
former military hero from Tennessee – won the popular vote in the Election of 1824 but did not win the presidency in that election. He won the election of 1824. Andrew Jackson
the idea of spreading political power to all the people, thereby ensuring majority rule. Jacksonian democracy
the practice of winning candidates giving government jobs to political backers of supporters. Spoils system
Congressional leader who supported the need for a strong central government and spoke out against sectionalism. He later changed his beliefs and became the foremost champion of states’ rights. John C. Calhoun
an 1828 law that raised the tarriffs on raw materials and manufactured goods; it upset Southerners who felt that economic interests of the Northeast were determining national economic policy. Tariff of abomination
a right of the state to reject a federal law that it considers unconstitutional Doctrine of nullification
an 1830 debate between Daniel Webster and Robert Hayne over the doctrine of nullification Webster-Hayne debate
senator from Massachusetts and the most powerful speaker of his time. Opposed nullification. Daniel Webster
withdrawal Secession
an increase in the price of goods and services and a decrease in the value of money Inflation
vice president under Andrew Jackson, he was elected to the presidency in 1836. Martin Van Buren
a financial crisis in which banks closed and the credit system collapsed. Panic of 1837
a severe economic slump Depression
a political party organized in 1834 to oppose the policies of Andrew Jackson Whig Party
the Whig presidential candidate in the Election of 1840, he led the army that defeated the Shawnees at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Died 1 month after the inauguration. William Henry Harrison
vice-presidential candidate under Harrison for the Election of 1840. Became president after Harrison died one month after the inauguration. John Tyler
invented a writing system for the Cherokee language. Sequoya
this 1830 act called for the government to negotiate treaties that would require Native Americans to relocate west. Indian Removal Act
present day Oklahoma and parts of Kansas and Nebraska to which Native Americans were moved under the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Indian Territory
the tragic journey of the Cherokee people from their homeland to Indian Territory between 1838 and 1839; thousands of Cherokee died. Trail of Tears
led the Seminoles in their fight against removal. Osceola
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