SocStud-Chapter 10 History Notes

SocStud-Chapter 10 History Notes - Section 1 the election...

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Section 1 the election of 1824 (decided in HOR) john Quincy Adams won by "corrupt bargain" Adams made Henry clay secretary of state for this N2K terms (need to know) mudslinging - attempts to ruin opponents reputation with insults landslide - an overwhelming victory spoils system - the practice of replacing government employees with the winning candidate's supporters suffrage - the right to vote tariff - a fee paid by merchants who imported goods nullify - cancel Tariff debate south against prez Jackson against tariff on American goods south threatened to secede the fight over the tariffs divided the nation and raised the question of states' rights vs. the rights of the federal government - main idea pg. 450 Nullification act passed by south Carolina legislature refusal to pay the “illegal” tariffs of 1828 and 1832 threatened secession if federal government interfered to ease crisis prez Jackson supported a compromise bill by Clay to lower tariff
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2011 for the course DAS 152 taught by Professor Powers during the Spring '11 term at Moorpark College.

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