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

Andrew Jackson

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When does the House of Representatives determine the President?

When no electoral candidate gets a majority of electoral votes

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Who was involved in the Corrupt Bargain?

Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams

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Who won the Election of 1824?

John Quincy Adams

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Who were the candidates of the Election of 1828?

Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams

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What is mudslinging?

Attempts to ruin their opponents reputation with insults

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What is a landslide victory?

An overwhelming victory

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What was Andrew Jackson’s nickname?

Old Hickory

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What changed politics in Washington DC?

Andrew Jackson's popularity with the common man

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What is suffrage?

The right to vote

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What is the spoils system?

Practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidate's supporters

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What does it mean to secede?

Break away from the union

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What was the Nullification Crisis?

South Carolina passed the Nullification Act, declaring that it would not pay these "illegal" taxes

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

Indian Removal Act

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What does relocation mean?

Move to a new place

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Where was the Indian Territory?

Modern day Oklahoma

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Who is most famous for creating the written Cherokee language?

Sequoyah

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What group did not comply with the Indian Removal Act?

The Cherokee

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

Worcester v. Georgia

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What was Jackson’s response to that court case?

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

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What was the Trail of Tears?

Relocation and movement of Cherokee from Georgia to Oklahoma

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Who led federal troops in moving the Cherokee?

General Winfield Scott

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

Chief Osceola

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What institution did Jackson try to kill?

The national bank

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What President was inaugurated in 1837?

Martin Van Buren

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Who had the shortest Presidency in US History?

William Henry Harrison

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How did John Tyler become President?

William Henry Harrison died of pneumonia and John Tyler was his Vice President