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1

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

Andrew Jackson

2

When does the House of Representatives determine the President?

When no candidate gets a majority of electoral votes

3

Who was involved in the Corrupt Bargain?

Henry Clay & John Quincy Adams

4

Who won the Election of 1824?

John Quincy Adams

5

Who were the candidates of the Election of 1828?

Andrew Jackson & John Quincy Adams

6

What is mudslinging?

Attempts to ruin an opponent's 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?

Jackson's Popularity with the common man.

10

What is suffrage?

the right to vote

11

What is the spoils system?

The practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidate's supporters

12

What does it mean to secede?

Break away from the Union

13

What was the Nullification Crisis?

South Carolina passed the Nullification Act that says that they will not pay the tariffs by the Federal government

14

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

The Indian Removal Act

15

What does relocation mean?

To 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?

Cherokee and Seminole

19

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

Worchester vs. Georgia

20

What was Jackson’s response to that court case?

He ignored the ruling and said, "John Marshall has made his decision and now let him enforce it."

21

What was the Trail of Tears?

The relocation and movement of Cherokee from Georgia to Oklahoma

22

Who led federal troops in moving the Cherokee?

General Winfield Scott

23

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

Osceola and the Seminole

24

What institution did Jackson try to kill?

The Federal Bank

25

What President was inaugurated in 1837?

Martin Van Buren

26

Who had the shortest Presidency in US History?

William Henry Harrison - 32 Days

27

How did John Tyler become President?

William Henry Harrison Died