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Ch.12 Vocab

Hajin Seo S1200120 Ch.12 Vocab

Monroe's secretary of state. John Quincy Adams
A farmer military hero from Tennessee. Andrew Jackson
The idea of spreading political power to all the people and ensuring majority rule. Jacksonian democracy
The practice of giving government jobs to political backers. spoils system
He tried to find a way to "teach the Cherokees to talk on paper like the white man." Sequoya
This 1830 act called for the government to negotiates 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. Indian Territory
The tragic journey of the Cherokee people from their homeland to Indian territory between 1838 and 1839. Trail of Tears
One of the most important leaders in the Second Seminole. Osceola
He was hailed as " one of the master-sprits who stamps their name upon the age in which they live." John C. Calhoun
An 1828 law that raised the tariffs on raw materials and manufactured goods. Tariff of Abominatons
A right of a state to reject a federal law that it considers unconstitutional. doctrine of nullification
One of the great debates in American history took place in the U.S. senate over the doctrine of nullfication. Webster-Hayne debate
A senator from Massachusetts and the most powerful speaker of his time. Daniel Webster
withdrawal from the Union. secession
which is an increase in prices and decrease in the value of money. inflation
He was elected president in 1836. Martin Van Buren
A financial crisis in which banks closed and the credit system collapsed. Panic of 1837
serene economic slump. depression
It was named after a British party that opposed royal power. Whig Party
Whigs chose him of Ohio to run of president. William Henry Harrison
Whigs chose him of Virginia to run for vice-president. John Tyler
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