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The Age Of Jackson 1

Chapter 12 vocab.

John Quincy Adams Monroe's secretary of state.
Andrew Jackson A former military hero from Tennessee.
Jackson Democracy Spreading political power to all people and ensuring majority rule.
Spoils system Practicing of giving government jobs to political backers.
Sequoya Invented a writing system of 86 characters,for the cherokee language.
Indian removal Act Government negotiate treaties that would require Native Americans to relocate west.
indian Territory Oklahoma and parts of Kansas and Nebraska.
Trail of Tears Harsh journey of the Cherokee from their homeland to Indian Territory.
Osceola Led the seminoles in their fight against removal.
Tariff of Abominations Southerners hatred towads tariffs.
Doctrine of nullification To nullify or reject a federal law that is considered unconstitutional.
Webster-Hayne debate Senate over the doctrine of nullification.
Daniel Webster A senator from Massachusetts and the most powerful speaker of his time.
Secession Withdrawal from the union.
Inflation An increase in prices and decrease in the value of money,was the outcome.
Martin Van Buren Elected president in 1836
Panic of 1837 A widespread fear about the state of the economy.
Depression A severe economic slump.
Whig party Party formed by Clay,Webster, and other opponents of Jackson.
William Henry Harrison Chosen by the Whigs to run for president.
John Tyler Chosen by the Whigs to run as vice president.