United States 11 Test

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  • 1. 
    Define Plurality.
  • 2. 
    Define Majority.
  • 3. 
    Explain how Jackson won the election of 1828.
  • 4. 
    How could the election of 1828 be characterized? 
  • 5. 
    Explain how the South and specifically South Carolina felt about the tariffs. Include South Carolina's actions and what President Jackson and Congress did to resolve the situation.
  • 6. 
    What did the Indian Removal Act of 1830 allow?
  • 7. 
    Explain the conditions on the trail of tears, and what it did to the Cherokee people.
  • 8. 
    Martin Van Buren believed in Lassiez-faire, which impacted how he responded to the depression of 1837. Define Laissez-faire.
  • 9. 
    What major factors contributed to the depression (hint: there are 4).
  • 10. 
    Evaluate the presidency of Andrew Jackson. What good decisions did he make. What poor decisions did he make?
  • 11. 
    By 1828, the Republicans split into what 2 parties? (put a comma between the two parties in your answer).
  • 12. 
    The election of 1824 was decided by the __________ ___ ________________.
  • 13. 
    Practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidate's supporters is called what?
  • 14. 
    Southerners supported the tariff of 1828 because they traded often with European manufacturers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which side of the Mississippi produced the most valuable land?
    • A. 

      East

    • B. 

      West

  • 16. 
    Which southeastern U.S. Indian Nation was able to fend off U.S. attacks?
  • 17. 
    Jackson was a supporter of the Bank of the United States, and bank president Nicholas Biddle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Martin Van Buren ran in 1836 and defeated a group of Whig candidates. What party did the Whigs originate from?
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