The Age of Jackson
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Who became president in the election of 1824?
    answer choices
    John Quincy Adams
    Henry Clay
    John C. Calhoun
    Andrew Jackson
  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q. Why did the election of 1828 include many first-time voters?
    answer choices
    Southern states gave voting rights to women.
    African Americans were voting for the first time.
    New states gave voting rights to all white men.
    A new federal law required all men and women to vote.
  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q. What is Jacksonian Democracy?
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    the idea that the common people should control their government
    the political party that supported Jackson in the election of 1828
    the notion that the rich and upper class should have the most power
    the nickname Andrew Jackson earned in the War of 1812
  • Question 4
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    Q. How was President Jackson different from other Presidents?
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    He served more than two terms
    He owned slaves
    He came from a poor family
    He was a military general
  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q. Jackson's election as president was a victory for - 
    answer choices
    ordinary working Americans.
    American Indians.
    upper class Americans.
    Republicans.
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. The spoils system gave jobs to who?
    answer choices
    The most qualified people
    Jackson's Friends
    Republicans
    Native Americans
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Jackson wanted to  open up jobs in _______to average citizens.
    answer choices
    government
    Banks
    Judgeships
    corporate America
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Passed in 1830, this authorized the removal of Native Americans who lived east of the Mississippi River to lands in the West.
    answer choices
    Indian Removal Act
    Worcester v. Georgia
    Bureau of Indian Affairs
    Trail of Tears
  • Question 9
    20 seconds
    Q. What was the harsh journey of the Cherokee from their homeland to Indian Territory called?
    answer choices
    spoils system
    Trail of Tears
    Indian Removal Act
    Whig Party
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following would most likely be a Jackson supporter?
    answer choices
    a Republican
    a wealthy banker
    a rich property owner
    a western farmer
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a tariff a tax on?
    answer choices
    Income
    Slaves
    Imported Goods
    Crops
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did Jackson oppose the National Bank?
    answer choices
    He thought it only helped the wealthy
    He thought it only helped the poor
    He thought it only helped South Carolina
    He thought it was unconstitutional
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Jackson get rid of the National Bank?
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    He signed a law
    He created a new bank
    He vetoed its charter
    He nullified it
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. The Nullification Crisis was triggered by strong opposition to the -
    answer choices
    Force Bill.
    Indian Removal Act.
    Tariff of Abominations.
    Bank of the United States.
  • Question 15
    45 seconds
    Q. Which state threatened to secede during the Nullification Crisis?
    answer choices
    South Carolina
    Texas
    Rhode Island
    Georgia
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was Jackson called 'King Jackson I'? 
    answer choices
    He wore a crown to all the meetings
    He used his force and authority without regard for Constitution
    He wanted to be called emperor instead of president
    He was from England 
  • Question 17
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    Q. What is the main criticism of the spoils system?
    answer choices
    It rewards political loyalty
    It is based on merit
    It often leads to unqualified people getting jobs
    It promotes diversity
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. This map shows the results of the - 
    answer choices
    Indian Removal Act
    Tariff of Abominations
    Election of 1824
    War of 1812
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Native Americans were forced to relocate to what present day state?
    answer choices
    Missouri
    Iowa
    Texas
    Oklahoma
  • Question 20
    45 seconds
    Q. One limitation to democracy during the Jackson era was that - 
    answer choices
    there were only two political parties.
    the number of voters was decreasing.
    Native Americans could not appeal to the Supreme Court.
    women, Native Americans, and most African Americans could not vote.
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