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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 electoral candidate gets a majority of electoral votes, the House of Represenatives selects the president.

3

Who was involved in the Corrupt Bargain?

Henry Clay and 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 vs. John Quincy Adams

6

What is mudslinging?

Attemps to ruin their opponent's reputation w/ 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?

Andrew 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'is supporters.

12

What does it mean to secede?

Break away from

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?

The Cherokee

19

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

Worcester vs. Georgia

20

What was Jackson’s response to that court case?

"John Marshall has made his decision and now let him enforce it."

21

What was the Trail of Tears?

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?

Chief Osceola

24

What institution did Jackson try to kill?

The banks

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?

He was Harrison's Vice President due to death of William Henry Harrison