Andrew Jackson was the 7th president of the United States. This graphic organizer will help students organize information about important facts of his life and presidency.
It provides space for information of Jackson's stand on the Bank of the United States (felt bank only benefited the rich, vetoed the charter when Nicholas Biddle applied for the new charter, and sparks Clay & Webster to plot to get rid of Jackson
Also students can provide information on this organizer about the Tariff Debate (he felt the tariff was fair to all and backed the bill to gradually lower tariffs and backed a force bill to force payments of tariffs.
The Native American Removal - or the Trail of tears can also be organized in this handout. Jackson wanted the land for white settlers and in 1830 pushed through the Indian Removal act. He ignored the supreme court decision in Georgia to allow Cherokee to keep their lands. Treaty of Echota - the Cherokee reluctantly give up land to the U.S. government thus beginning the Trail of tears.
Jackson on this graphic organizer is depicted in a tree - because of his nickname OLD HICKORY. Students can give a brief reason why he is given that nickname.
This "cartoon" graphic organizer has been used in middle and high school regular education and special education classroom settings with a lot of success. It can be used as a group classroom activity or as individual student work.