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1

Who received the most electoral votes in the Election of 1824?

John Adams

2

When does the House of Representatives determine the President?

No electoral Canadate gets a majority of electoral votes

3

Who was involved in the Corrupt Bargain?

Henry clay

4

Who won the Election of 1824?

John Adams

5

Who were the candidates of the Election of 1828?

Jackson v Quincy Adams

6

What is mudslinging?

Attempts to ruin their opponents reputation with insults

7

What is a landslide victory?

An overwhelming victory

8

What was Andrew Jackson’s nickname?

Old hickory

9

What changed politics in Washington DC?

Popularity with the comman man

10

What is suffrage?

Is the right to vote

11

What is the spoils system

The practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidate supporters

12

What does it mean to secede?

Leave or brake away from the Union

13

What was the Nullification Crisis?

South Carolina passed the nullification act,declaring that it would not pay these "illegal" taxes

14

What was the act passed by Congress to relocate Native Americans?

Indian removal act

15

What does relocation mean?

Move to a new place

16

Where was the Indian Territory?

Modern day Oklahoma

17

Who is most famous for creating the written Cherokee language?

Sequoyah

18

What group did not comply with the Indian Removal Act?

Charakee

19

What court case held that the Cherokee were entitled to federal protection?

Worcester v Georgia

20

What was Jackson’s response to that court case?

Ignored the ruling and said "John Marshall has made his decision and now let him enforce it"

21

What was the Trail of Tears?

Relocation and movement of cherokee to Georgia to Oklahoma

22

Who led federal troops in moving the Cherokee?

General Winfield Scott and an army of 7000fedral troops

23

What leader went to war with federal troops and resisted removal?

Chief Osceola

24

What institution did Jackson try to kill?

Bank

25

What President was inaugurated in 1837?

Martin van buren

26

Who had the shortest Presidency in US History?

William Henry Harrison

27

How did John Tyler become President?

Harrison died of sickness trying to be brave.