Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can summarize the key political events during Andrew Jackson’s presidency; and I can assess his legacy.
Critical Vocabulary: Election of 1824, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, “Corrupt Bargain,” Election of 1828, Universal White Manhood Suffrage, Spoils System, Democratic Party, Whig Party, Nullification Crisis, “Tariff of Abominations,” “The South Carolina Exposition,” Peggy Eaton Affair, Maysville Road, Hayne-Webster Debate, Tariff of 1832, Nullification Proclamation, Force Bill, Tariff of 1833, Second Bank of the United States, Panic of 1819, McCulloch v. Maryland, Bank War, Nicholas Biddle, “Pet Banks,” Specie Circular, Panic of 1837, Martin Van Buren, Independent Treasury Bill, Five Civilized Tribes , Indian Removal Act, Worcester v. Georgia, Trail of Tears
Homework: The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Essay, Jacksonian Democracy
Tentative Test Date: October 27
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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