Flashcards in Chapter 12 Studyguide Deck (27):
Who received the most electoral votes in the Election of 1824?
When does the House of Representatives determine the President?
When neither candidate receive the majority.
Who was involved in the Corrupt Bargain?
John Quincy Adams/ Henry clay
Who won the Election of 1824?
John Quincy Adams
Who were the candidates of the Election of 1828?
Andrew Jackson / John Quincy Adams
What is mudslinging?
Attempts to ruin their opponents reputation with insults.
What is a landslide victory?
An overwhelming victory.
What was Andrew Jackson’s nickname?
What changed politics in Washington DC?
His popularity with the common man
What is suffrage?
Is the right to vote
What is the spoils system?
The practice or replacing government employees with winning candidates and supporters
What does it mean to secede?
To break away from Union
What was the Nullification Crisis?
What was the act passed by Congress to relocate Native Americans?
What does relocation mean?
To move a new place
Where was the Indian Territory?
Who is most famous for creating the written Cherokee language?
What group did not comply with the Indian Removal Act?
What court case held that the Cherokee were entitled to federal protection?
Worcester vs. Georgia
What was Jackson’s response to that court case?
That "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
What leader went to war with federal troops and resisted removal?
What institution did Jackson try to kill?
What President was inaugurated in 1837?
Martin Van Buren
Who had the shortest Presidency in US History?
William Henry Harrison