Chapter 10 Review Quest

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1. What global changes prompted the Monroe Doctrine? What were its key provisions? How does it show America’s growing international presence? -The Monroe Doctrine was created on December 2nd, 1823 which proclaimed European powers would no longer interfere or colonize with affairs within the Americas. It limited the power for the European culture. Also, the United States decided to stay neutral with the Europeans and their colonies. The three main concepts consisted of separate spheres of influence for the Americas and Europe, non-colonization, and non-intervention. 2. How did Andrew Jackson represent the major developments of the era: westward movement, the market revolution, and the expansion of democracy for some alongside the limits…show more content…
7. What were the major economic, humanitarian, political and social arguments for and against Indian removal? -The major arguments for Indian removal were that due to an increase in cotton productions because of the newly invented cotton gin farmers needed more land for their plantation. This created pressure on Indian Land. Another reason was that Americans felt superior to Indians, but the final major argument was that they should try to assimilate the Indians into American society as was done with the Cherokees. 8. What were the key issues that divided the Democratic and Whig parties? Where did each party stand on those issues? The three main causes were war, government involvement in private fiscals, government spending, opposed and supporting tariffs, and legalization of citizens. 9. Explain the causes and effects of the Panic of 1837. -Some causes included the economic policies of President Jackson. By Jackson issuing the Specie Circular, simply removed the federal treasury as a dumping ground for the depreciating paper. Some of the causes were that local private banks called pet banks were printing money without any printing regulations which led to inflation. The effects were that many businesses failed, farmers lost their land, and there was a high surplus of unemployed
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