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1

When does the House of Representatives determine the President?

When no electoral candidate gets majority of electoral votes

2

Who was involved in the Corrupt Bargain?

Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams

3

Who won the Election of 1824?

John Quincy Adams

4

Who were the candidates of the Election of 1828?

Jackson Vs. Quincy Adams

5

What is mudslinging?

Attempts to ruin their apponets reputation with insults

6

What is a landslide victory?

On overwhelming victory

7

What was Andrew Jackson’s nickname?

Old hickory bc he was "as tough as a hickory stick"

8

What changed politics in Washington DC?

Jacksons popularity with common man changed politics in Washington DC

9

What is suffrage?

The right to vote

10

What is the spoils system?

Practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidate supporters

11

What does it mean to secede?

Break away from the union

12

What was the Nullification Crisis?

South Carolina's tariff would go down

13

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

Andrew Jackson

14

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

IRA of 1830

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 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.”

20

What was the Trail of Tears?

Relocation and movement of Cherokee from Georgia to Oklahoma

21

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

22

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

23

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

24

What President was inaugurated in 1837?

Martin Van Buren – 8th President

25

Who had the shortest Presidency in US History?

William Henry Harrison
Shortest Presidency – 32 Days

26

How did John Tyler become President?

Harrison’s VP and becomes Pres. due to death of WHH.