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

Jackson

2

When does the House of Representatives determine the President?

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3

Who was involved in the Corrupt Bargain?

John Quincy Adams/ Henry clay

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 their opponents 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?

His popularity with the common man

10

What is suffrage?

Is the right to vote

11

What is the spoils system?

The practice or replacing government employees with winning candidates and supporters

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What does it mean to secede?

To break away from Union

13

What was the Nullification Crisis?

Illiberal taxes

14

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

Indian Removal

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What does relocation mean?

To move a new place

16

Where was the Indian Territory?

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

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What was Jackson’s response to that court case?

That "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?

The Seminole

24

What institution did Jackson try to kill?

The Bank

25

What President was inaugurated in 1837?

Martin Van Buren

26

Who had the shortest Presidency in US History?

William Henry Harrison

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How did John Tyler become President?

B he was the Vice President that's why the Vice President comes president if something happens to the president