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Jacksonian Era

Jackson Era Flashcards

Agreement that limited naval power on the Great Lakes for both the USA and British Canada Rush-Bagot Treaty
Set the border between the USA and Canada at 49 degrees N latitude as far west as the Rocky Mountains Convention of 1818
Fifth President who won the election of 1816 James Monroe
Settled all border disputes between Spain and the USA and gave the USA eastern Florida Adams Onis Treaty
An exclusive statement of American policy warning European powers not to interfere in the Americas and that any interference would be considered a hostile act. Monroe Doctrine
An exclusive statement of American policy warning European powers not to interfere in the Americas and that any interference would be considered a hostile act. American System
Person who developed the American System Henry Clay
First road built by the US government Cumberland Road
Canal built to improve transportation and ease shipping in the Northeast United States Erie Canal
Period of peace, progress, and prosperity from 1815 to 1825 Era of Good Feelings
Allowed party members to choose a party’s candidates for office instead of just party leaders Nominating Conventions
Political party founded to support Jackson Democratic Party
Winner of 1828 election and 7th President of the USA Andrew Jackson
Nickname of Andrew Jackson Old Hickory
Practice of giving jobs to political backers spoils system
a group of trusted friends and advisers that sometimes met in the White House Kitchen. Kitchen Cabinet
Region of the country who supported tariffs because it aided their economy North
Region of the country who argued tariffs harmed their economy South
Region that supported any policy that aided their region West
Disputes over this high tariff started the nullification crisis Tariff of Abominations
Stated that since the states had formed the national government, state power should be greater than federal power ,and states had a right to nullify (reject) any federal law the states judged unconstitutional States' rights doctrine
Vice President who advanced the states' rights doctrine John C. Calhoun
Debates on the Senate floor over nullification Hayne-Webster Debates
Ability of a state to ignore a law they think is unconstitutional nullification
Court case where The Supreme Court ruled that the national bank was constitutional McCulloch v. Maryland
Cause of Panic of 1837 Jackson's economic policies
Political party founded to oppose Jackson and the Democratic party; they believed in the idea of a weak President and a strong Congress. Whigs
Authorized the removal of Native Americans who lived east of the Mississippi River to lands in the West Indian Removal Act
Present day state that was Indian Territory Oklahoma
Founded to manage Indian removal to Indian Territory Bureau of Indian Affairs
Court Case that Supreme Court ruled that the Cherokee Nation were a distinct community and were subject to only federal law Worcester v. Georgia
800 mile forced march of the Cherokee to the Indian Territory Trail of Tears
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