Andrew Jackson And Jacksonian Democracy

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Jacksonian democracy was a movement for more democracy in American government in the 1830s. Led by President Andrew Jackson, this movement championed greater rights for the common man and was opposed to any signs of aristocracy in the nation. What do you remember from class about this movement? Take the test and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the "Spoils System?"
    • A. 

      A system Jackson used to get rich.

    • B. 

      When Jackson rewarded his supporters by giving them jobs.

    • C. 

      When Jackson only listened to his friends instead of the presidential cabinet.

  • 2. 
    Jackson won the presidency in 1828 because of support from who?
    • A. 

      The well-borne

    • B. 

      The Republicans

    • C. 

      The Common Man

    • D. 

      Businesses

  • 3. 
    Why did more people vote in the election of 1828 than ever before?
    • A. 

      All white men could vote for the first time

    • B. 

      Women could vote

    • C. 

      People didn't have to pay to vote for the first time

    • D. 

      So many people liked Andrew Jackson

  • 4. 
    The Nullification Crisis was a result of the strong feeling against what?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      The Kitchen Cabinet

    • C. 

      Trail of Tears

    • D. 

      High tariffs

  • 5. 
    What group was upset that Jackson destroyed the national bank?
    • A. 

      Common people

    • B. 

      Native Americans

    • C. 

      Business owners

    • D. 

      Women

  • 6. 
    What event caused Jackson to become a hero (ACTION JACKSON!!)?
    • A. 

      Battle of New Orleans

    • B. 

      Dual against Charles Dickenson

    • C. 

      The Revolutionary War

    • D. 

      The Civil War

  • 7. 
    What tribe suffered on the trail of tears?
    • A. 

      Chickasaw

    • B. 

      Cherokee

    • C. 

      Choctaw

    • D. 

      Crow

  • 8. 
    Which kind of person was more likely to vote for Jackson?
    • A. 

      Federal Judge

    • B. 

      Banker

    • C. 

      Farmer

    • D. 

      Native American Chief

  • 9. 
    Who was Jackson's Vice-President from South Carolina that talked about secession during the nullification crisis?
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • C. 

      John C. Calhoun

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson (how could that be possible?!)

  • 10. 
    Who defeated Jackson in the Presidential election of 1824 in what was called the "corrupt bargain?"
    • A. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • B. 

      Henry Clay

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 11. 
    Why were the Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole called the Five Civilized Tribes?
    • A. 

      They lived by white people.

    • B. 

      They adopted many white ways

    • C. 

      They did not hunt animals

    • D. 

      They supported Jackson

  • 12. 
    What is an inauguration?
    • A. 

      When a president is sworn in and officially takes office

    • B. 

      When a president wins election

    • C. 

      A presidential ball

    • D. 

      An election debate

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