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The Jackson Era

Ch. 11 8th grade

What is a term for an overwhelming victory? landslide
What is the process of moving to a new place? relocation
What is the largest single share? plurality
What is the term for having more then half? majority
What does it mean to cancel? nullify
What president's popularity with the common people changed politics? Andrew Jackson
What term is used when you want to break away from a country? secede
Who won the 1824 presidential election? John Quincy Adams
What is the practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidate's supporters? The spoils system
What is it called when the government has permit to operate the Bank of the United States? Charter
Who was Andrew Jackson's opponent in 1828? John Quincy Adams
A mistrusted strong central government Democratic- Republicans
Who wanted a strong central government? National Republicans
Who opposed Jackson on issues about the National Bank? Henry Clay
Who were Andrew Jackson's rivals? Whigs
What presidential nominee was the son of a former president? John Quincy Adams
Which act did congress pass in order to relocate Native Americans? Indian Removal Act
Who chartered The Bank of the United States? Congress
What president was raised in poverty? Andrew Jackson
What Bill showed that the federal government would not allow a state to go its own way without a fight? Force Bill
Who was the 1828 Democratic-Republican candidate Andrew Jackson
Who was inaugurated in 1837 Martin Van Buren
Who defended nullification? John C. Calhoun
Who was the 1844 Democratic candidate? James Polk
Who was the 1840 Whig candidate? William Henry Harrison
How was the 1824 presidential election decided? In the House of Representives
Who was a candidate for president in 1824 and also was Speaker of the House of Representatives? Henry Clay
How did John Tyler become president? President Harrison died
What presidential candidate in 1824 was a favorite son from Tennessee? Andrew Jackson
To win the 1840 election, who did William Henry Harrison need support from? Laborers
Created by: Hintze



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