HiSET: Jacksonian Democracy (1825-1850) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. He was the oldest man to become president before Ronald Reagan broke the record.

Question 2 2. Two issues on which there was disagreement between the North and the South were _____ and _____.

Question 3 3. Why did John C. Calhoun resign as vice president and return to the Senate?

Question 4 4. In his dealings with the issue of slavery, Van Buren made it clear he _

Question 5 5. How did the removal of the Cherokee, which was characterized by a thousand-mile walk westward known as the Trail of Tears, affect the Cherokee tribe?

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Question 6 6. What was President Jackson's view of the Indian tribes east of the Mississippi prompting the Indian Removal Act of 1830?

Question 7 7. During the Nullification Crisis, South Carolina wanted to _____ .

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT a member of the Virginia Dynasty of presidents?

Question 9 9. De Tocqueville and Beaumont's visit to the United States was under the guise of investigating American _____, but the real reason they came was _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT an opinion de Tocqueville held about slaves in America?

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Question 11 11. Why was Martin Van Buren a unique figure of the 1830s political scene?

Question 12 12. Although de Tocqueville chronicled the sadness of African slaves and Native Americans, he was impressed with all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. First a presidential candidate, then a vice president, this Southern politician was also a former Secretary of War.

Question 14 14. Prior to becoming president, John Q. Adams was most famous for being the:

Question 15 15. The Panic of 1837 had many ill effects, but one of the most important to Van Buren was:

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Question 16 16. Which treaty helped Jackson to force Indians off of their land?

Question 17 17. All of the following are conclusions de Tocqueville made about America's middle class in the 1830s EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. How did the Nullification Crisis end?

Question 19 19. During Andrew Jackson's administration, there were regional economic conflicts between the North, South and Western United States. The Northern states relied upon _____. The Southern states felt that their survival depended upon _____. The Western states depended upon _____ for their growth.

Question 20 20. Which Indian tribe tried to adapt to White ways, but was still forced to move?

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Question 21 21. How did President Harrison's view of the presidency differ from that of President Jackson?

Question 22 22. What did de Tocqueville conclude about the plight of American Indians?

Question 23 23. Why did some of the Cherokee choose NOT to fight against their removal?

Question 24 24. After leaving office, John Quincy Adams:

Question 25 25. Knowing he couldn't become president, which of the following men struck a deal with John Quincy Adams known as the Corrupt Bargain?

HiSET: Jacksonian Democracy (1825-1850) Chapter Exam Instructions

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