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1 When the laws make the rich richer and the potent more powerful, the humble members of society the farmers, mechanics, and laborers who have neither the time nor the means of securing favors to themselves, have a right to complain of the injustice of their government. --Andrew Jackson 1. Why did Andrew Jackson direct this criticism at the Bank of the United States? A. Jackson saw the bank as an important institution but believed that it was in need of serious reform. B. Jackson believed that the bank was a powerful, unconstitutional organization over which the ordinary citizens had no control. C. Jackson wanted elected officials rather than private bankers to run the Bank of the United States. D. Jackson favored the breakup of the bank into smaller regional banks directed by a federal official. To the victor belongs the spoils. 2. Which policy of Andrew Jackson s presidency does this phrase refer? A. rotation of public offices to supporters of the winning party B. resistance of office-seekers C. requiring exams for civil service jobs D. limiting the power of political machines 1824 Election 1828 Election 73.1 percent did not vote 42.4 percent did not vote 26.9 percent voted 57.6 voted 3. What is the best explanation for the differences shown on the table? A. Suffrage was extended to women. B. A greater number of African-Americans in the north could vote. C. Many more people had immigrated to the United States. D. States had enfranchised (given the right to vote) many more white males.

2 4. After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Cherokees, Jackson said, John Marshall has made his decision Now let him enforce it. What did he mean? A. that it was up to the Supreme Court to enforce its decisions B. that Jackson did not intend to carry out the Court s ruling C. that Jackson was upset that Marshall has made the Court s decision D. that it was not the president s job to enforce the rulings of the court. 5. What branch has the power to carry our or enforce the laws? A. Executive B. Legislative C. Judicial 6. The Tariff of Abominations was strongly opposed in most of the South and led directly to the concept of nullification, the idea that-- A. the nation should forbid tariffs B. a national election should decide tariff rates C. individual states could decide for themselves if acts of the federal government were constitutional D. the president should not have the right to veto acts of Congress 7. What man introduced the doctrine of nullification to South Carolina? A. Andrew Jackson B. Henry Clay C. Daniel Webster D. John C. Calhoun

3 1828 Tariff of Abominations is passed Calhoun argues the case for states rights 1832 second tariff bill passed South Carolina legislators declare tariffs of 1828 and 1832 void in South Carolina President Jackson signs the Force Bill 8. The events in this list relate to the nullification crisis that took place during Andrew Jackson s presidency. How did South Carolinians respond to the tariffs of 1828 and 1832? A. South Carolinians supported both tariffs because they meant lower prices for the manufactured goods. B. South Carolinians opposed both tariffs because they meant higher prices for manufactured goods. C. South Carolinians disagreed with the tariffs but were willing to compromise with the North. D. South Carolinians wanted the federal government to delay action on enforcing the tariffs. 9. According to the data list, President Andrew Jackson A. threatened to use military force to make South Carolina respect acts of Congress. B. opposed Congress and supported South Carolina s stand on tariffs. C. threatened to use military force to make South Carolina respect states rights. D. criticized South Carolina s nullification of tariff legislation but refused to take military action. 10. President Jackson had the distinction of not only being the first to have an assassination attack, but to be miraculously lucky to survive it as well. Name the assassin who unsuccessfully tried to kill President Jackson. A. William Redfern B. Thomas Erskine C. John Wilkes Booth D. Richard Lawrence

4 11. Is this funny? (A) Yes (B) No 12. Who ran against Jackson for the Presidency in 1834 on the National Republican ticket? (A) Martin Van Buren (B) John Tyler (C) Henry Clay (D) John C. Calhoun

5 13. When Jackson died, he said he had two regrets, they were (A) I did not hang Calhoun and shoot Clay. (B) I never got to kill Thomas Hart Benton and John Sevier (C) Not telling my wife I loved her enough and not freeing my slaves (D) I never won a horse race and didn t kill enough British officers 14. Whom did Jackson accuse of a "corrupt bargain" after the election of 1824? A) Henry Clay B) John C. Calhoun C) John Adams D) Martin Van Buren 15. Complete this campaign slogan; Do you want Adam s who can write or Jackson who can? A) Fart B) Kill C) Fight D) Kiss babies on the forehead 16. To what political party did Andrew Jackson belong during his presidency? A) Republican B) Democratic C) Free Soil D) Liberty 17. Jackson took advantage of a Kentucky rule on the legality of dueling. Which of these men did Andrew Jackson kill in a duel? A) Charles Dickinson B) Alexander Hamilton C) Aaron Burr D) Benedict Arnold 18. Jackson had a fiery temper when crossed. Which of the following is a quote from Andy Jackson? A) Free at last, Free at last; Thank God Almighty I am free at last... B) Go ahead, make my day. C) Ask not what your country can do for you, but what can you do for your country. D) The Federal Union must be preserved.

6 19. In 1798, while he was presiding judge in a little Tennessee village, Jackson was able to arrest Russell Bean even though the Sheriff was unable to, why? A) Bean was a friend of Jackson B) Bean said when he looked at Jackson, he saw Shoot in his eyes C) Bean ran out of bullets D) Bean wanted to go the jail 20. In the duel with Charles Dickinson, Dickinson shot first. Why didn't the shot kill Jackson? A) Because of the loose coat Jackson was wearing, the bullet fractured a rib instead of piercing the heart. B) Because Jackson tripped and fell when Dickinson fired. C) Because the hammer stopped at halfcock. D) Because Dickinson hit Jackson in the left arm, allowing Jackson to shoot Dickinson with his right arm. When the laws make the rich richer and the potent more powerful, the humble members of society the farmers, mechanics, and laborers who have neither the time nor the means of securing favors to themselves, have a right to complain of the injustice of their government. --Andrew Jackson

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