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Unformatted text preview: -1 History 2610 Final Review! Essay 1 Ÿ Was Jackson one of Americas greatest presidents (take a side) Personal and political obstacles His personality Opposition party in government position Jackson’s use of the spoils system Need for control The Peggy Eaton Affair Dealing with Indians Indian Removal Nullification The “Tariff of Abominations” South Carolinas nullification Jackson’s reaction Lowering the tariff and the Force Bill The Bank of the US Jackson’s view of the Bank Biddle’s request for a new charter Jackson’s promise to “kill the bank” Secretary of the Treasury Roger Taney Depression in the US Essay 2 Ÿ Why did reform become so important in the US before the Civil War? Capitalism The Enlightenment Religion Explosion of the American press Ÿ What were the main issues and what was achieved in each area? Slavery Arguments against slavery Quakers, American Colonization Society, radical reformers (abolitionist) Temperance The problems Arguing for prohibition and abstinence What was achieved?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course HIST 2610 taught by Professor Hathcockj during the Spring '07 term at North Texas.
- Spring '07