Chapter Ten vocabulary

Chapter Ten vocabulary

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Code of Deference practice of showing respect for individuals who had distinguished themselves through military accomplishments, educational attainment, business success, or family pedigree.
Universal Manhood Suffrage voting rights for all white male adults.
Spoils System system of rewarding party loyalists
American System high tariffs, a national bank, and federally sponsored internal improvements of canals and roads.
Tariff of Abominations clear evidence that the federal government favored one region, in this case the North, over another, the South.
Kitchen Cabinet this select group of presidential supporters highlights the importance of party loyalty to Jackson and the Democratic Party.
Nullification the voiding of unwelcome federal laws, provided wealthy slaveholders, who were a minority in the U.S., with an argument for resisting the national government if it acted contrary to their interests.
Whigs faction that began to form in 1834.
Five Civilized Tribes Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole
Tyranny of the Majority overpowers the will of minorities and individuals and was, in his view unleashed by democracy in the United States
Second Party System a system whereby the older Federalist and Democratic-Republican Parties had been replaced by the new Democratic and Whig Parties

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