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US History Unit 4.2 Review

sectionalismplanning the intrests of one's own region ahead of the nation as a whole
Missouri Compromiselaws enacted in 1820 to maintain the balance of power between states
Monroe Doctrinepolicy of opposition to any European interference
Andrew Jacksona poor farmer who became the US president
Jacksonian Democracyhis democracy gave more powers to the common man
Jackson's Views to Native Americanshe supported the relocation of the Native Americans to move west so the US could have more land
The Indian Removal Actact that was enforced by Jackson to remove the Indians and relocate them in the west
Trail of Tearsa journey with devasting effects for the Indians who moved West
Tariff of Abominationsa protective tax that increased the tax on imported goods and raw materials
Nullification CrisisThis ordinance declared, by the power of the State itself, that the federal Tariff of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and therefore null and void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina
Reasons for moving Westhaving a better life, the Gold Rush, escaping from criminal punishment
Whig Partya political party organized to opposed the policies of Andrew Jackson
election of 1840Harrison vs. Van Buren, Harrison won but died a month later
3 of the Trails that went WestSanta Fe, Oregon, Mormon
Manifest Destinythe belief that the US was destined to stretch across the continet from the Atlantic ocean to the Pacific Ocean
a Cause of the War with MexicoUS wanted to own Texas but Mexido didn't want it to
an effect of the War with Mexicothe US got more land than just Texas
Mexican CessionUS got California, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico
California Gold Rushgod discovered in California in 1849 caused the population of California to get bigger

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