What Was the Bank War of 1832? - Definition & Summary


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Who was the president of the Second Bank of the United States?

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1. According to Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, the national bank was:

2. Instead of depositing federal funds in the Second Bank of the United States, Jackson chose to place the money in:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and printable worksheet will test your knowledge of the Bank War of 1832. You will be assessed on the beliefs of specific political figures and how this impacted the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your understanding of:

  • Who the president of the Second Bank of the United States was
  • How Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson felt about a United States federal bank
  • The type of institution Jackson decided to deposit federal funds into
  • Nicholas Biddle's response to Jackson's actions
  • The reasons many Americans were suspicious of the bank

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply what you have learned throughout the lesson to discuss whether a bank of the U.S. was/is unconstitutional
  • Reading comprehension - demonstrate that you can draw the most important information from the lesson on the Second Bank of the United States
  • Information recall - use the knowledge you've gained regarding the Bank War of 1832 to answer various questions

Additional Learning

To learn more about the debate surrounding the Second Bank of the United States, review the lesson What was the Bank War of 1832? - Definition & Summary. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Understand what the Bank War of 1832 was and who was involved
  • Analyze both sides of the bank debate
  • Explore the role of different individuals, such as Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay
  • Define key terms, like unconstitutional and censured
  • Discuss the outcome and what led to it