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
- Background Question: Does the cartoonist above consider Jackson to be a hero or a villain? Explain.
- Guided Instruction: Jacksonian Democracy
- Individual Learning: Andrew Jackson: Hero or Villain?
- Reflection Question: Does you think Andrew Jackson should be remembered as a hero or as a villain? Explain.
Homework: The Market Revolution
Tentative Test Date: October 27