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What was Jackson's role in causing the Panic of 1837?
He prohibited small banks from making loans.
He approved the early renewal of the Second Bank's charter.
He succeeded in putting the Second Bank out of business.
He made small banks transfer their funds to the Second bank.
Why did Jackson require people to use gold and silver to buy land?
to fight inflation
to conserve paper
to reestablish a national bank
to use up excess gold and silver
How had the Democratic-Republican party split by the 1828 election?
between the military and civilians
between white men and people of color
between rich easterners and common men
between western farmers and southern plantation owners
What was one key reason for Andrew Jackson's victory in 1828?
Voting rights had been extended to women,
Voting rights had been extended to Native Americans.
Voting rights had been extended to African Americans.
Voting rights had been extended to white men without property.
What "spoils" did Jackson's critics accuse him of giving his supporters?
What was the purpose of the Indian Removal Act?
to give the U.S. government control of Native American land
to declare Native Americans as conquered subjects of the United States
to prevent state governments from forcing Native Americans off their land
to give the U.S. government control of Native American land in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska
Why was William Henry Harrison a national figure before the election of 1840?
He was a senator.
He was a war hero
He helped form the Whig Party
He opposed the Indian Removal Act
What happened to most Native Americans who resisted relocation?
They signed treaties and were removed to Indian Territory.
They were defeated and removed to Indian Territory.
They defeated U.S. troops and stayed on their land.
They won legal cases that prevented their removal.
Which group had some members remain on their land?
the Sauk and Fox
What act of resistance lasted the longest?
Black Hawk War
Second Seminole War
Cherokee Supreme Court Cases
How did Chief John Ross hope to help the Cherokee stay on their land?
by attacking federal troops
by negotiating a better treaty
by gaining the support of white settlers
by taking his case to the Supreme Court
Why did Jackson declare war on the Seminole in 1835?
The Seminole attacked white settlers.
The Seminole rejected a removal treaty.
Osceola refused to meet with President Jackson
The Seminole returned to the Everglades after being removed.
Why did political leaders in South Carolina threaten to secede from the Union?
They disliked Andrew Jackson
They disliked the Tariff of 1828
They did not want to buy foreign goods
They wanted to drive Native Americans from the state
What effect did these activities have on the American economy? National bank charter expired; state banks issued many loans; speculation in western lands increased; President Jackson announced that the government would only accept hard currency; British banks called in American loans
The United States experienced a devastating economic panic
The United States began establishing a sphere of influence in Asia
The United States began favoring paper money over gold
The United States economy became dependent on European for loans
What was one reason President Jackson opposed the existence of the National Bank?
He argued that the bank's power might inflict harm on the country
He believed that the bank limited economic growth in the northern states
He saw the bank as an extension of British politics into the new nation
He determined that the bank enabled the expansion of slavery in the South.
Why did Andrew Jackson's administration support the removal of Native Americans from the eastern states?
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Jackson's policy.
The Native Americans had fought with the British during the War of 1812.
Whites wanted to settle and live on the Native American lands.
The federal government wanted to protect the Native Americans from violent white settlers.
Which president is described by this list? Established a "spoils" system; opposed the national bank; ordered the relocation of Native Americans
The expansion of the United States into the western territories had its greatest impact on...
What was the forced removal of the Civilized Tribes to Oklahoma called?
The Great Migration
The Freedom March
The Trail of Tears
The Long Walk