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Jackson Era

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  • Q1
    Which group of people gained the right to vote in the 1820s and helped Jackson become president?
    slaves
    women
    common men
    Native Americans
    120s
  • Q2
    Why did Andrew Jackson favor the "spoils system"?
    It allowed him to remove Native Americans from their homelands.
    It allowed him to veto Supreme Court decisions.
    It gave employment opportunities to average citizens.
    120s
  • Q3
    Which is the best summary of Andrew Jackson's policy toward the Native Americans?
    He followed the court's decisions about Native Americans.
    He removed and relocated Native Americans.
    He paid Native Americans what their land was worth.
    He created job and educational opportunities for Native Americans in the United States.
    120s
  • Q4
    Many Americans supported the Indian Removal Act of 1830 because it—
    forced Native American leaders out of the U.S. Congress
    punished Native Americans for attacks on Washington, D.C.
    opened Native American land to settlement by white citizens
    forced U.S. citizenship on Native Americans
    120s
  • Q5
    The Trail of Tears—
    resettled Native Americans in Virginia
    was the forced removal of thousands of Cherokee Indians from their home to the Indian Territory
    was where Jackson became a hero in the War of 1812
    was where Washington and his men suffered during the American Revolution
    120s
  • Q6
    “The Cherokees are nearly all prisoners. They have been dragged from their homes and encamped at the forts and military places, all over the nation…The propert[ies] of many [have] been taken and sold before their eyes for almost nothing.” -Eyewitness from the Trail of Tears The quote above describes events that happened because of the—
    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Indian Removal Act
    Quartering Act
    Intolerable Acts
    120s
  • Q7
    Which court case decided that Native American tribes are only required to listen to national, not state, laws?
    Worcester v. Georgia
    McCulloch v. Maryland
    Gibbons v. Ogden
    Marbury v. Madison
    120s
  • Q8
    In Worcester v. Georgia, the Supreme Court ruled that—
    the states could make decisions regarding Indian tribes
    the Cherokee Nation would be removed on the Trail of Tears
    only the national government could make decisions regarding Indian tribes
    the Indian Removal Act was unconstitutional
    120s
  • Q9
    Which group of people felt that tariffs were unfair?
    northern states
    southern states
    Native Americans
    slaves
    120s
  • Q10
    The Nullification Crisis was evidence that
    the nation was divided over certain issues
    the nation felt united about the tariff issue
    120s
  • Q11
    What was President Jackson's response to the Nullification Crisis?
    He agreed that South Carolina had the right to secede
    He threatened to use force against South Carolina if they continued to nullify the tariff
    He agreed with John C. Calhoun's perspective on the tariff
    He offered to raise tariffs to satisfy South Carolina
    120s
  • Q12
    Which political leader resolved the Nullification Crisis?
    Henry Clay
    Andrew Jackson
    John C. Calhoun
    Martin van Buren
    120s
  • Q13
    Which of the following groups would have been most likely to support President Jackson's policies?
    Northern bankers
    Western settlers
    South Carolinians
    Southern slaves
    120s
  • Q14
    President Jackson complained that the Bank of the United States
    wanted to nullify government tariff policies
    gave out too many loans
    put common people at a disadvantage
    printed too much money
    120s

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