Study Guide: Unit 6 the Age of Jackson Western Expansion.
Test Tuesday March 25, 2014
People to be able to identify
Andrew Jackson Henry Clay John C. Calhoun Nicholas Biddle Martin Van Buren William Henry Harrison John Tyler James K Polk Stephen Austin General Santa Anna Joseph Smith 49’ers Mormons The Alamo Brigham Young Sam Houston
Be able to explain what is meant by these events and their importance.
What was the “Bank War” and its outcome What was the “Nullification Crisis”, cause and outcome What was the “Indian Removal Act of 1830” and the “Trail of Tears” What was the “Tariff of Abominations” What was different about Andrew Jackson’s use of the veto How did the United States acquire Texas, California How did slavery help lead to Texas Independence and settlement? What is “Manifest Destiny” and it’s impact on westward expansion What is meant by the “Oregon Trail” What are the causes and results of the Mexican American War What is the “Mexican Cession of 1848” Impact of the California Gold Rush What is the “Gadsden Purchase” What did the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo accomplish? What is the legacy of Jackson? Motivations for Westward expansion?
Be able to define the following terms
Kitchen cabinet Pet banks Impresarios Annex Ceded Rendezvous Fifty-four Forty or Fight