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Chapter 12


Who won the election of 1824? John Quincy Adams won this election
How was the candidate of 1824 decided? John Quincy Adams, who won fewer votes than Andrew Jackson in the popular election, as president of the United States.
Which candidate was a "victim" of what some Americans called a "corrupt political deal" during the election of 1824?
What is the practice known as the "Spoils System"? a practice in which a political party, after winning an election, gives government civil service jobs to its supporters, friends and relatives as a reward for working toward victory, and as an incentive to keep working for the party
Jacksonian Democracy? the political movement toward greater democracy for the common man typified by American politician Andrew Jackson and his supporters. Jackson's policies followed the era of Jeffersonian democracy which dominated the previous political era.
The President whose election was seen as ending control of the government by an educated elite was.....? Andrew Jackson
Jackson claimed to represent the "common man". What political party came from this? Democratic Party
Jackson claimed Adams represented wealthy Easterners. What political party came from this? National Republicans
What was Jackson's nickname? Old Hickory
How did jackson get his nickname? One man claimed that Jackson was as tough as hickory
What three major issues did Jackson face as President? Policy towards native Americans, Conflict over States rights, & War on bank of the Unites States
invented a writing system for the Cherokee language Sequoya
Religious groups such as the Quakers also oppose forced removal of Native Americans. After heated debate congress passed this act Indian Removal Act
Native Americans would be moved to an area that covered what is now Oklahoma post Parts in Kansas and Nebraska Indian Territory
what are the most important leaders in the Second Seminole War Osceola
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