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Andrew Jackson Quiz

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Andrew Jackson became notable to early Americans because of his stellar victory at what 1815 battle of The War of 1812 which happened after the war's official end?
The Battle of Sarasota
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of Montgomery
The Battle of Greenborough

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For his stubbornness, Jackson was commonly referred to by which of the following nicknames?
"Mr. Stonewall"
"Old Hickory"
"Plymouth Rock"
"The Warden"

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Jackson was a member of both the U.S. House of Representatives as well as the U.S. Senate. What state did he represent in these legislative bodies even though it was not his birth state?
Vermont
Virginia
Georgia
Tennessee

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Because he was the first president to erase the national debt, Andrew Jackson is commemorated on what piece of U.S. currency?
The fifty-dollar bill
The dime
The quarter
The twenty-dollar bill

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Which of the following describes how Andrew Jackson's policies affected the Second Bank of the United States?
He made it pay for the costs of the U.S. involvement in The War of 1812.
He subsidized it to allow it to open new branches in every state.
He abolished it.
He founded it.

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What is the name of the curious series of pamphlets released when Jackson ran for president that accused him of everything from prostitution to cannibalism?
The Strike-Heart Papers
The Coffin Handbills
The Crow's-Eye Handbills
The Hickory-Rot Papers

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Jackson helped to found and unite the members of what American political party?
The Whig Party
The Libertarian Party
The Republican Party
The Democratic Party

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From 1813-1814, Jackson led American forces against what tribe of Native Americans and its European allies to take parts of Alabama and Georgia for the U.S.A.?
The Blackfoot
The Creeks
The Shawnee
The Wabash

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What American political party formed around the time of Jackson trying to oppose his policies as well as the policies of his Democrats?
Andrew Jackson Quiz
The Federalist Party
The Whig Party
The Libertarian Party
The tea Party

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Jackson lost the presidential election of 1828 after what other American statesman dropped out of the race urging his own supporters to instead oppose Jackson by siding with John Quincy Adams?
Walter Prentiss
James Monroe
John Calhoun
Henry Clay

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What is the name of the peculiar occurrence where Andrew Jackson dismissed the members of his cabinet and replaced them because of their wives' bickering over each others' love lives?
The Heroveil Affair
The Pinkerton Affair
The Petticoat Affair
The Kitchen Cabinet Affair

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What was the name of Andrew Jackson's first Vice President who later became one of Jackson's worst political enemies?
Thomas Calley
Michael Webster
John Calhoun
Oliver Hardbrush

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What is the name of the conflict in American history where Andrew Jackson threatened to send troops in to the states because they were refusing to follow federal mandates?
The Sloan Bank Incident
The Nullifcation Crisis
The Carolina Trials
The Mandates of Calhoun

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Andrew Jackson signed into law what legislation which started the infamous Trail of Tears?
the Indian Removal Act
The Manifest Destiny Pact
The Green Fern Proclamation
The Oklahoma Edict

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During a war against the Seminole Native American tribe, Jackson rallied his men to essentially take over land that is what modern-day state hoping to add it to the U.S.?
Tennesssee
Florida
Louisiana
Missouri

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