The nullification crisis:
involved the fears of some slaveholders that the federal government might take action against slavery.
By the time of Jackson’s presidency, politics:
often emphasized individual politicians with mass followings and popular nicknames.
In his Cherokee Nation v. Georgia opinion, Chief Justice John Marshall stated that:
Indians were wards of the federal government.
The nullification crisis ended:
with a compromise tariff.
Both Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams suggested that the Missouri controversy of 1820-1821:
revealed a sectional divide that potentially threatened the Union.
The Panic of 1837:
was caused, in part, by a decline in British demand for American cotton.
Under the Missouri Compromise of 1820:
the remaining Louisiana Purchase territory was divided into slave and free zones.
Which is NOT true about the Whigs?.
Their strongest support came from the lower Northwest and the southern backcountry.
In the presidential election of 1840:
the Whigs employed political tactics pioneered by Democrats.
Andrew Jackson’s inauguration was:
a large, rowdy event.
The Dorr War:
divided Rhode Islanders over the issue of expanding voting rights for white men.
By the 1830s, the term “citizen” in America had become synonymous with the right to:
How does the Bank War demonstrate that Andrew Jackson enhanced the power of the presidency?
He identified himself as the symbolic representative of all the people with his veto message that appealed directly to the public.
The Force Act of 1833:
gave the president authority to use military personnel to collect tariffs.
Who wrote Exposition and Protest and emerged by the early 1830s as the most prominent spokesman for the right of nullification?
John C. Calhoun
“Hard money” in the 1830s referred to:
gold and silver, also called “specie.”
The Second Bank of the United States was created:
by Congress in 1816, with the support of President Madison.
The national political parties of the second American party system were:
Democrats and Whigs.
In the early to mid-nineteenth century, property qualifications for voting:
did not exist for white males in the states that entered the Union after the original thirteen.
What was President Martin Van Buren’s new solution to the problem of what to do about the federal government’s relationship to banking?
He proposed that federal funds be controlled by government officials rather than by bankers.
A primary reason that both women and blacks were largely excluded from the expansion of democracy was:
that both groups were viewed as being naturally incapable and thus unfit for suffrage.
The Monroe Doctrine:
declared the Americas off-limits for further European colonization.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s 1832 Worcester v. Georgia decision:
supported the right of the Cherokee people to maintain a separate political identity.
Democrats in the 1830s generally believed that:
new corporate enterprises were suspicious.
In the 1830s, Andrew Jackson believed all of the following about the Second Bank of the United States EXCEPT that:
the Bank did not allow for the issuance of enough paper money to meet national demand.
In response to the demand for internal improvements, President James Madison:
called for a constitutional amendment to empower the federal government to build roads and canals.
Many of the members of Jackson’s Kitchen Cabinet, as his group of close advisers was known, were:
newspaper editors.
The Panic of 1819:
prompted some states to suspend debt collections, which helped debtors but hurt creditors.
In its decision in McCulloch v. Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that:
the Second Bank of the United States was constitutional.
The term “Era of Good Feelings” refers to the period of American history when:
there seemed to be political harmony during the Monroe administration.
In the first half of the nineteenth century, paper money:
promised to pay the bearer on demand a specific amount of gold or silver.
The controversy over Peggy Eaton:
helped to enhance Martin Van Buren’s influence during the Jackson administration.
In the wake of the War of 1812, younger Republicans like Henry Clay and John Calhoun:
continued to support agrarianism, but believed that the nation’s economic independence required a manufacturing sector.
The key insight of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Tocqueville on Democracy was that:
American democracy really represented an important cultural shift.
The practice of giving a political office to someone based on party loyalty is called:
the spoils system.
As president, John Quincy Adams proposed a comprehensive plan for an activist state, which called for all of the following EXCEPT:
free homesteads for settlers on western public lands.
Which of the following did NOT happen during the election of 1828?
Andrew Jackson challenged Henry Clay to a duel for having engineered his defeat in the “corrupt bargain” of 1824.