Flashcards in Chapter 12 Deck (26):
When does the House of Representatives determine the President?
When no electoral candidate gets majority of electoral votes
Who was involved in the Corrupt Bargain?
Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams
Who won the Election of 1824?
John Quincy Adams
Who were the candidates of the Election of 1828?
Jackson Vs. Quincy Adams
What is mudslinging?
Attempts to ruin their apponets reputation with insults
What is a landslide victory?
On overwhelming victory
What was Andrew Jackson’s nickname?
Old hickory bc he was "as tough as a hickory stick"
What changed politics in Washington DC?
Jacksons popularity with common man changed politics in Washington DC
What is suffrage?
The right to vote
What is the spoils system?
Practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidate supporters
What does it mean to secede?
Break away from the union
What was the Nullification Crisis?
South Carolina's tariff would go down
Who received the most electoral votes in the Election of 1824?
What was the act passed by Congress to relocate Native Americans?
IRA of 1830
What does relocation mean?
Move to a new place
Where was the Indian Territory?
Modern day Oklahoma
Who is most famous for creating the written Cherokee language?
What group did not comply with the Indian Removal Act?
What was Jackson’s response to that court case?
President Jackson ignored the ruling and said, “John Marshall has made his decision and now let him enforce it.”
What was the Trail of Tears?
Relocation and movement of Cherokee from Georgia to Oklahoma
Who led federal troops in moving the Cherokee?
General Winfield Scott and an Army of 7,000 federal troops came to remove the Cherokee from their homes
What leader went to war with federal troops and resisted removal?
Chief Osceola decided to go to war against the US instead of signing a treaty
What institution did Jackson try to kill?
Jackson tried to kill the bank by withdrawing all federal funds from the national bank and placing them in smaller state banks
What President was inaugurated in 1837?
Martin Van Buren – 8th President
Who had the shortest Presidency in US History?
William Henry Harrison
Shortest Presidency – 32 Days