The Era Of Andrew Jacskon

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Andrew Jackson Quizzes & Trivia

This Quiz will be about Andrew Jackson and the period of 1820-1840. The quiz will go over his legacy, policies, background, and the major events that occurred during his time before, during, and after his presidency.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of Jackson's decisions as president did you agree with? Which did you disagree with? Give 3 examples.  For each decision, explain why you agree or disagree and what you would have done differently.
  • 2. 
    What was Andrew Jackson a symbol of? 
    • A. 

      Southern Aristocrat

    • B. 

      Common Man

    • C. 

      Northern Industrialist

    • D. 

      Lack of Presidential Power

  • 3. 
    What was Andrew Jackson known for?
    • A. 

      Battle of New Orleans

    • B. 

      Indian Removal Act

    • C. 

      Use of the Veto

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 4. 
    Who was Andrew Jackson's democratic sucessor as president of the United States in 1836?
    • A. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • B. 

      Henry Clay

    • C. 

      John Calhoun

    • D. 

      Daniel Webster

  • 5. 
    What was Jackson's reasoning for opposing the National Bank?
    • A. 

      Dominated by foreigners

    • B. 

      Followed the constiution too strictly

    • C. 

      It was a monopoly

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 6. 
    What was the main issue during the nullification crisis?
    • A. 

      Whether southern states had the right to secede from the Union

    • B. 

      States rights to be exempt from a national law that they did not agree with

    • C. 

      Jackson withdrawing federal funds from the national bank

    • D. 

      The presidential election of 1832

  • 7. 
    How many times did Jackson use his presidential power to veto?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      More than all previous presidents combined

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 8. 
    Jackson's economic policies as president led to a major economic decline during his two terms in office
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Jackson was a powerful democratic politician
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Jackson made decisions made based on his emotions and personal prejudices as opposed to doing what was rational
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Jackson's decision to withdraw federal funds and kill the national bank benefited the country
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Republican party formed solely on the basis that they hated Andrew Jackson
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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