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America: A Narrative History - Seventh Ed. - Chapter 11 Title Description Reference Comment Image spoils system The term-meaning the filling of federal government jobs with persons loyal to the party of the president-originated in Andrew Jackson's first term; the system was replaced in the Progressive Era by civil service. Old Hickory Nickname given to Andrew Jackson. Martin Van Buren New York senator, Andrew Jackson's secretary of state and in his second term of office vice-president, and eighth president of the United States. Peggy Eaton An innkeeper's daughter and wife of Jackson's secretary of war, John Eaton. Scandal surrounding the death of her first husband caused her to be ostracized by the women of official Washington. Jackson and Van Buren's support of Mrs. Eaton brought about the fall of Jackson's first cabinet. Maysville Road Bill Federal funding for a Kentucky road, vetoed by President Andrew Jackson in 1830. pork barrel Legislation in which congressmen try to pluck a morsel for their districts. nullification Concept of invalidation of a federal law within the borders of a state; first expounded in the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions (1798), cited by South Carolina in its Ordinance of Nullification (1832) of the Tariff of
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2010 for the course MIS 4143 taught by Professor Chuckjohnston during the Spring '10 term at Midwestern State University.

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