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Ch.12 vocab

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Who was John Quincy Adams? John Quincy Adams was the sixth President of the United States. He served as American diplomat, Senator, and Congressional representative.
Who was Andrew Jackson? Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, and the British at the Battle of New Orleans.
What was the Jacksonian democracy? Jacksonian democracy is the political movement toward greater democracy for the common man typified by American politician Andrew Jackson and his supporters.
What was the Spoils System? After winning an election, gives government jobs to its voters as a reward for working toward victory, and as an incentive to keep working for the party.
Who was Sequoya? The invention of the Cherokee written language.
What was the Indian removal act? The act authorized him to negotiate with the Native Americans in the Southern United States for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for their homelands.
Indian territory Native Americans would be moved to an area that covered what is now Oklahoma and parts of Kansas and Nabraska.
Trail of tears A harsh journey for the Cherokee from their homeland to Indian territory.
Seminole He and his gang used war tactics to defeat the U.S. Army in many battles.
John C. Calhoun One of the master spirits who stamp their name upon the age in which they live.
Tarrif of abominations Designed to protect industry in the northern United States.
Doctrine of nullification Doctrine upholding the right of a U.S. state to declare null and void an act of the federal government.
Webster-Hayne debate The Webster–Hayne debate was a famous debate in the United States between Senator Daniel Webster of Massachusetts and Senator Robert Y. Hayne of South Carolina that took place on January 19-27, 1830 on the topic of protectionist tariffs.
Daniel Webster Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was a leading American statesman and senator from Massachusetts during the period leading up to the Civil War.
Secession Withdrawing from an organization, union, or especially a political entity.
Inflation inflation is a rise in the general level of Prices of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.
Martin Van Buren Van Buren was a key organizer of the Democratic Party, a dominant figure in the Second Party System.
Panic of 1837 he Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices and wages went down while unemployment went up.
Depression An economic slump.
Whig Party The Whig Party was a political party active in the early 19th century in the United States
William Henry Harrison William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer and politician, and the first president to die in office.
John Tyler John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845). A native of Virginia.
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