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  • Tariff of 1828- Also called the Tariff of Abominations by many of the south, this tariff protective tariff taxed the foreign imports coming into the country to boost the sale of the U.S.'s products. The south lost money because England money since not as many goods were sold because of the tariffs so England could not purchase as much of the agricultural products of the south
  • Yes! These tariffs are amazing! We are making so much more money off our people buying our own products instead of those foreigners products!
  • Trail of Tears- In 1836, the Indian-removal process continued and the federal government drove the Cherokees from their home land to Oklahoma. During this trip 3,500 of the original 15,000 died. The road they traveled was called the Trail of Tears.
  • "Common Man"- President Andrew Jackson was known as the common man because he represented the common people as their spokesperson and embraced the role of protecting the "common men". First election where you didn't have to own property to vote.
  • Worcester v. Georgia - A man named Samuel A. Worcester, a missionary living in Cherokee territory in Georgia, was arrested under Georgia's act passed in 1830 that forbade "white persons" to live in Cherokee territory unless they swear an oath of loyalty to Georgia and obtain a license from the governor. Worcester took this to the Supreme Court and he won however, Andrew Jackson vetoed it.
  •  Indian Removal Act - The Indian Removal Act signed by president Andrew Jackson authorized the president to give unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders. 
  • Jackson kills 2nd Bank of the United States- President Andrew Jackson shut down the 2nd National Bank of the United States after he vetoed the charter renewal from President Madison from 1816.
  • Nullification Crisis / States' rights argument - In 1832, because of the high tariffs President Andrew Jackson was placing, South Carolina adopted the ordinance to nullify the tariff acts and label them as unconstitutional. There was controversy over whether or not the states could label laws as unconstitutional and not follow them.
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