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Calhoun

Wrote South Carolina exposition & protest

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Jackson

"Old hickory", won election of 1828

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Buren

Jackson's Secretary of State

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Hayne

Webster-Hayne debate over state's rights

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Webster

Americas best known orators

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Biddle

President of national bank

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Tyler

"Tippecanoe & Tyler"

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Ashbourton

Settled conflicted between Britain & America

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Jacksonian Era

Age of Jackson

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Tariff of 1828

"Tariff if Abominations"

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South Carolina exposition

Charged tariff of abominations to be unconstitutional

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Kitchen cabinet

Met informally to advise Jackson on political affairs

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Cherokee

Forced to move to Oklahoma

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Trail of tears

Removal of Cherokees

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Tariff of 1833

Annual rates decreased each year

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Force bill

President can use army to enforce revenue laws if necessary

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Specie circular

Lands could only be purchased with gold or silver

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Whig party

Political party that supported supremacy of congress

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Panic of 1837

Financial crises in United States

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Suffrage

Right to vote

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Spoils system

President could give political positions to people not qualified but helped in campaign

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Caucus

Met in secret & chose candidates to represent the party

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Caroline incident

One american got killed while rebellions set a boat on fire

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"Aroostook war"

Conflict over boundary between Maine & Canada

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Webster-Ashbourton Treaty

Settled conflicted between Maine and Canada

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Cherokee, Chickasaw & Creek

Indian tribes forced out of their lands