Flashcards in Chapter 10: A Democratic Revolution Deck (17):
Def: A business established with the authorization to sell and or distribute a company's goods in a particular area.
Sig: The government granted us more rights such as the right to vote
Def: State elitists who were allowed to vote due to property requirements.
Sig: It led to more middle class people being elected in office
Def: It allowed men to buy their way into office.
Sig: Caused a very corrupted government.
Def: A caucus are the leaders of a small political organization
Sig: Caused for nomination of our presidential candidates.
Def: A system that instilled for the purpose of stimulating the national economy.
Sig: Improved railroads, canals, and the preservation of the back of America
Def: Term for public works, mainly for the creation of a transportation infrastructure.
Sig: Improved the country's natural advantages as transporation developed.
Def: When John Quincy Adams was president a man named Henry clay supported him and then Adams made him Secretary of State, Andrew Jackson then claimed "corrupt bargain"
Sig: Checks and balances
Def: A powerful and potentially oppressive national government.
Sig: Caused us to want more power to the people.
Tariff of abominations
Def: A tariff sought to protect northern industry's that were being driven out by cheap imported goods.
Sig: Damaged the souths economy and later led nullification crisis.
Def: Any laws passed by the federal government can be declared null and voided by states.
Sig: The southern states nullified the tariff of abominations.
Indian removal act of 1830
Def: The president granted unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for indian land,with existing borders.
Sig: Caused the trail of tears
Trail of tears
Def: When we forced the Native Americans to relocate off their land.
Sig: Caused reservations and the lowering of the Native population.
Def: Philosophy committed to the ideal of limited government and liberty of individuals.
Sig: Gave us freedom of speech, religion, assembly, and free markets.
Def: It was a doctrine of no interference,especially by the government.
Sig: The government stayed out of business matters
Panic of 1837
Def: A major recession that lasted until the mid 1400s.
Sig: Profits, prices and wages plummeted while unemployment rose.
Def: Was meant to stop land speculation caused by states printing paper money with out gold or silver.
Sig: It stopped land speculation and the sales of public land went down sharply.