History Ch 13 Part 1 T/F

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History Ch 13 Part 1 T/F
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  1. The election based on the old elitist political system was the four-way presidential campaign of 1824 involving Jackson, Clay Crawford, and John Quincy Adams.
    True
  2. Henry Clay disproved the charge of a "corrupt bargain" between himself and President Adams by refusing to accept any favors from the administration.
    False
  3. President Adams attempted to uphold strong nationalistic principles in a time of growing support for sectionalism and states' rights.
    True
  4. In his personal lifestyle as well as his policies, Andrew Jackson, epitomized the hard-working ordinary frontiersmen in contrast to the wealthy Adams and his supporters.
    False
  5. The election campaign of 1828 was notable for its focus on the issues of the tariff and democracy rather on personalities and mudslinging.
    False
  6. Jackson's victory in 1828 did represent the triumph of the West and the common people over the older elitist political system.
    True
  7. The Jacksonians put their belief that ordinary citizens were capable of holding almost any public office without particular qualifications.
    True
  8. One consequence of the spoils system was the building of powerful political machines based on jobs and sometimes corrupt rewards distributed to political supporters.
    True
  9. The "Tariff of Abominations" was passed over the strong opposition of President Jackson.
    False
  10. South Carolina's fierce opposition to the tariff reflected anxiety that enhanced federal power might be turned against the institution of slavery.
    True
  11. When the Supreme Court attempted to uphold southeastern Indians' rights, Jackson defied the Supreme Court's rulings and ordered them removed to Oklahoma.
    True
  12. Jackson used his veto of the bill to recharter to Bank of the United States to politically mobilize the common people of the West against the financial elite of the East.
    True
  13. The Whig party was from the beginning united by its ideological support for states rights and national expansion.
    False
  14. American settlers in Texas clashed with the Mexican government over issues of slavery, immigration, and legal rights.
    True
  15. William Henry Harrison's background as an ordinary frontiersman born in a log cabin formed the basis for the Whigs' appeal to the common man in 1840.
    False

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