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Presidency of Andrew Jackson

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  • Q1
    What was the main idea of Jacksonian democracy?
    spreading political power to common people
    using tariffs to increase federal revenues
    reducing voting restrictions to include women
    using the spoils system and supporting industry
  • Q2
    Why did Jackson’s supporters call him “the People’s President”?
    Government officials were replaced with those who could do the job better.
    Jackson put an end to the spoils system.
    More people were involved in the voting process.
    He invited his political opponents to the White House.
  • Q3
    What practice became known as the spoils system?
    political party leaders choosing who will run in an election
    elected officials rewarding political supporters with government jobs
    the House of Representatives choosing the president
    supporters contributing money to election campaigns
  • Q4
    Which of the following is the main reason that Northern industrialists favored a tariff?
    they increased the price of raw materials from the West.
    they increased the demand for American manufactured goods.
    they increased revenue for the federal government.
    they improved the quality of American-made products.
  • Q5
    In the early 1800s, who would most likely make this statement?
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    Northern factory owner
    New England minister
    Western gold miner
    Southern sharecropper
  • Q6
    Which statement explains why the tariff passed in 1828 was called the Tariff of Abominations?
    It helped Andrew Jackson win the presidential election of 1828.
    Northerners were upset that they had to pay more for Southern cotton.
    Southerners were angry because they were being forced to help the North.
    Some Southerners threatened to not collect the tariff in their states.
  • Q7
    Why did President Jackson dislike The Second Bank of the United States?
    The bank was not making loans to members of Congress
    He felt the bank favored wealthy Northerners
    He thought that the bank was unconstitutional
    He thought the bank favored Western farmers and Southern planters
  • Q8
    What was the impact of the Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears?
    White settlers were ordered to avoid contact with Native Americans.
    Native Americans were granted U.S. citizenship.
    Native Americans were forced to relocate.
    White settlers were encouraged to abandon Native American lands.
  • Q9
    Which Supreme Court case best completes the partial outline?
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    McCulloch vs. Maryland
    Gibbons vs. Ogden
    Marbury vs. Madison
    Worcester vs. Georgia
  • Q10
    Which statement about the “Trail of Tears” is accurate?
    The Cherokee were moved because they lacked a written alphabet.
    Chief Justice John Marshall ordered the Cherokee Indians to move.
    President Andrew Jackson was against the removal of the Cherokee.
    Large numbers of Cherokee were forced to relocate.
  • Q11
    Which of the groups below most likely presented this argument regarding Indian removal?
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    members of the Senate
    members of the Cherokee nation
    members of Congress supportive of removal
    members of Congress opposed to removal
  • Q12
    What is the name for the area above to which the native tribes were forced to relocate?
    Indian Territory
    American Indian Refuge
    Northwest Territory
    Louisiana Purchase
  • Q13
    If you were a descendant of the Cherokee Nation looking at this map, which would be your likely point of view?
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    This map shows inaccurate information.
    This map shows a tragedy in our history.
    This map shows a victory for our people.
    This map shows a great period in our history.
  • Q14
    The quote from an eyewitness on the Trail of Tears describes events resulting from the--
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    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Indian Removal Act
    Quartering Act
    Intolerable Acts

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