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SUFFRAGE
The right to vote (at this time it was to all MEN)
CAUCUS
A closed political meeting (used to nominate people to office)
NOMINATING CONVENTION
Delegates from each state cast their votes for political candidates.
SPOILS SYSTEM
Handing out political jobs to the President's (or official's) supporters.
KITCHEN CABINET
Personal advisors to someone like the President.
PET BANK
State banks where Federal funds were put.
TARIFF
A tax (like on imported goods)
SOVEREIGN
Independent states
STATES' RIGHTS
The belief that an individual state may restrict federal authority.
NULLIFICATION
The right of states to declare fedral laws illegal.
SECEDE
Leave (as in the Union)
TRAIL OF TEARS
"The Trail Where They Cried" This was the trail the Native Americans were forced to travelto Indian Territory.
INDIAN REMOVAL ACT OF 1830
This act provided funds for the federal government to remove Native Americans from the eastern United States.
SPECIE
Hard cash in the form of gold or silver.