Andrew Jackson DBQ - Primary Source Evidence Analysis

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Should Andrew Jackson be removed from the $20 bill? In this Document-Based Question (DBQ), students analyze 8 primary sources related to different decisions made by Andrew Jackson to determine if he is worthy of remaining on the $20 bill.

Topics for the primary sources include:

- Battle of New Orleans

- Jackson Election Ticket

- Jackson Inauguration

- Spoils System

- Veto of the National Bank

- Panic of 1837

- House Vote on the Force Bill

- Indian Removal Act

After analysis of those documents, students complete the DBQ essay response answering the essential question: Should Andrew Jackson be removed from the $20 bill?

This Andrew Jackson DBQ is included in a complete Andrew Jackson bundle, located here:

Andrew Jackson $20 Bill Bundle

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Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
4 days
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