The Jackson Era (2) - HIS 1043.001/008 JOHNSON/SCHWIFF The...

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HIS 1043.001/008 SI SHIRLEY JOHNSON/SCHWIFF FALL 2008 The Jackson Era 1. What did the 1828 presidential election demonstrate: a. Those supporters of common people would have difficulty being elected. b. That the new political parties were strongly sectional in their sources of strength. c. That first-term presidents usually can be reelected. d. That New Englanders would never vote for a southerner for president. 2. The Second Bank of the United States performed all of the following functions EXCEPT: a. Receiving and paying out federal funds. b. Stabilizing the money supply. c. Shifting funds from the West and South to the Northeast. d. Keeping a check on the loans of other banks. e. Making loans to the federal government. 3. The debate between Webster and Hayne in 1830 concerned: a. The re-chartering of the Bank of the United States. b. The nullification of federal laws. c. The extension of slavery into the territories. d. The Fugitive Slave Law. 4. Andrew Jackson's Specie Circular sought to: a. Pay off the government debts. b. Replace the Bank of the United States with an independent treasury. c. End the financial panic of 1837. d. Establish the free coinage of silver. e. Slow down speculation in public land. 5. All of the following statements concerning equality in Jacksonian America are true EXCEPT: a. Virtually all adult white males could vote and held equal status before the law. b. In terms of wealth and access to productive resources, American society was becoming less equal. c. Patterns of democratic dress created both fewer differences in appearance between wealthy and ordinary men, and greater distinctions between men and women. d. Because political leaders had to appeal to an expanded electorate, campaigns became less boisterous and more focused on specific policy issues. 6. As a result of Jackson's bank policies: a. Sales of public land rose tremendously. b. Banks printed new banknotes with abandon. c. The nation entered a period of speculative mania. d. All of these choices are correct. 7. The chief weapon used by Andrew Jackson in his dispute with the National Bank was:
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HIS 1043.001/008 SI SHIRLEY JOHNSON/SCHWIFF FALL 2008 a. To deposit government money in state banks. b. Paying government debts from tariff revenue only. c.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2010 for the course HIS HIS 1043 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas-Tyler.

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