Chapter 10 Part 2

Chapter 10 Part 2 - - The bank war also aroused intense...

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9. Discuss Jackson’s Indian policy and its most notorious result. -Jackson wanted to force the five civilized tribes out of his mind and past the Mississippi River. 10. Why was the tariff so important to South Carolinians? - 11. Explain the doctrine of nullification, and where Jackson stood on it. -The nullification, or the right of an individual state to set aside federal law. Jackson opposed this theory as a threat to the survival of the Union. 12. Explain Jackson’s dislike of and “war” with the Second Bank of the United States. - The Bank war reveled some of the deepest concerns of Jackson and his supporters and dramatically expressed their concept of democracy. It formed an opposing party and brought to the forefront the issue of the government’s relationship to the nation’s financial system. Differences on this question helped to sustain and strengthem the two party system. 13. What led to the creation of the Whig party? What were some of its policies?
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Unformatted text preview: - The bank war also aroused intense opposition to the president and his policies forming a new national party, the Whig party. 14. Address the Panic of 1837, its causes, and one of its results.-The Panic of 1837 was not entirely the result of government policies. It was some complex changes in the world economy that were beyond the control of American policymakers. The Whigs were quick to blame the state of the economy on Jacksonian finance. This devised a new system of public finance that would not contribute to future panics by fueling speculation and credit expansion. It also established a public depository for government funds with no connections to commercial banking. 15. Summarize the 1840 election and its irony. -Essay topic: Describe the cultural and political character of Jacksonian America. How was this personified in the background and presidency of Andrew Jackson? Why are the 1820s and 1830s described as the Age of Democracy? 1...
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