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How many political parties did America for the most part had in the Era of Good Feelings?

1

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Where did Andrew Jackson live in his childhood?

Nashville, Tennessee

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What election did Andrew Jackson run in?

1828.

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What is the name of the Election of 1824?

the Corrupt Bargain

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Who wins the election of 1824?

John Quincy Adams

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Who became the secretary of state in the election of 1824?

Henry Clay

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What party was Jackson in?

Democrat

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What were the points of the Jacksonian Democracy?(4)

strict interpretation of the constitution, hands off approach to economy, patronage system

9

What is the Manifest Destiny?

it is God's will that America should go from Coast to Coast

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What does the Spoil System do?

it rotates the people in office

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Do southerners like tariffs and what did they call it?

no a Tariff of Abomination

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What is the argument in the Nullification?

the states can have power over the supreme court.

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Who does the whig party oppose?

Jackson

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How did Jackson close the national bank?

He put all of the governments money in small pet banks.

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Who led the Whig Party originally?

Clay and Webster

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Who proposed the Indian Removal Act?

Jackson

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Where were the Indians proposed to be moved to?

Oklahoma

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Who won the 1836 Election and why?

Martin Van Buren, the whig party had 4 candidates

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Why was Tyler thrown in as vice President?

for regional reasons

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Who is the American Scholar?

Emerson

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What mill was used as an example mill?

Lowell Mills

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Who did the Lowell Mills appeal to?

women and girls

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Who were the Boston Associates?

those who invested into the textile industry

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Who was Samuel Slater?

a British textile mechanic who stole all the plans of the machines

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What are the three things needed for mills?

water, work force, machines

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How were the mills powered?

water power

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What was the Lowell Offering?

a newspaper for workers of Lowell Mills

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What did the steam boat offer?

a method of going upstream

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Where was the Erie canal?

New York

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Is the south making its own items?

no

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What is the focus of the west in commerce?

growing food

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What is the advantage of the factory system over the putting out system?

all the manufacturing would occur in one place

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What is the idea of domesticity?

the home is a sanctuary of the world

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Who Samuel Colt?

he started mass production of guns

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Who painted the expedition of Lewis and Clark?

George Caleb Bingham

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What president was elected in 1836?

Van Buren

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Who represented the ideals of the South?

John C. Calhoun

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Who was the leading American senator from Massachusetts?

Daniel Webster

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Who proposed the American System?

Henry Clay

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How did George Catlin paint the natives?

as a vanishing race

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What election was William Henry Harrison elected in?

1840

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What was the nickname of the Tariffs in the time period?

Tariff of Abominations

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Where did the National Government store its money during the absence of a national bank?

in pet banks

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What did the Supreme court rule during the Gibbons vs. Odgen and Charles River Bridge vs. Warren Bridge trials?

a state cannot support a monopoly

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What were the five civilized tribes?

Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.

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What famous art school helped to consolidate and spread American art culture?

Hudson River School

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What did Specie Circular mandate?

that land had to purchased in cash

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What did the Supreme court rule in the Dartmouth College vs. Woodward trial?

a state could not violate another states contract.

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What is the idea that the states have the right to reject federals laws?

nullification

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What was the first major improved highway in the US called?

National Road

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Who was the first multi millionaire in the US and what did he do?

John Jacob Astor through fur trade

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What was the concept of the putting-out system?

individual family homes would make a small portion of a product and then pass it on

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Who founded a Harvesting Machine company?

Cyrus McCormick

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Who invented the steel Plow?

John Deere

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Who is considered the father of the American industrial revolution and how did he do it?

Samuel Slater stole the plans of an English textile factory

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Who made mass producing of sewing machines much easier?

Isaac Singer

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Who helped make the mass production of the revolver commercially viable?

Samuel Colt

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The Second American party system created what?

truly national political parties

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The American political system developed in such a way that

most adult white males gained the right to vote

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The Period called the Era of Good Feeling came to an end with

the election of 1824

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A significant characteristic of popular democracy was what?

an insistence that voters express loyalty to a specific party

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Adrew Jackson ushered in a period of American history known as the what?

Age of the Common Man

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During his administration, Andrew Jackson

used the presidential veto quite frequently

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A major difference between postindustrial production and factory work was what?

the precise and unrelenting work schedule in factories

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One unanticipated result of the transportation revolution was what?

the spread of epidemic diseases throughout much of the nation