the Antebellum. Matt and Cody. The age of jackson. Andrew Jackson was a poorer citizen than most other presidents. In fact he was the first to not come from an aristocratic family.
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Conflict Over The National Bank - The constitution says nothing about the creation of a national bank, so strict constructionists (who thought that the government only had the powers that the constitution explicitly stated didn't believe the government had any right to create such a thing. Most of these strict constructionists were Republican.
McCulloch V. Maryland - In 1816, Congress chartered the Second National Bank. In 1818, Maryland passed legislation to impose taxes on the bank. McCulloch, the cashier of the Baltimore branch of the bank refused to pay the tax. The Court decided Congress had the power to incorporate the bank, and Maryland couldn't tax instruments of the national government.
"Spoils system" - The practice of rewarding supporters with government jobs. Jackson made this practice famous for the way he did it on a wide scale.
Indian Territory - a new, supposedly "safer" place for Indians to go from the Trail of Tears so that they are protected from whites, and out of the way of the white settlers.
Native American Party - Secret societies form to combat "alien menaces". They originate in the Northeast, and spread to the West and South. Nativists hold their first convention in Philadelphia.
Sarah Bagley - organized the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association in the 1849s. The group petitioned for the state legislature that there was a 10 hours workday
Short-staple Cotton - this cotton could grow in a variety of climates and soils, making it more effective for mass production
Harriet Tubman - American abolitionist. Born a slave on a Maryland plantation, she escaped to the North in 1849 and became the most renowned conductor on the Underground Railroad, leading more than 300 slaves to freedom.
Contagion - discovered as a cause of disease. By washing hands and disinfecting instruments, infection disappeared, which led to this belief.
Susan B. Anthony - leader of woman suffrage movement, who helped to define the movement's goals and beliefs and to lead its actions