Andrew Jackson Political Cartoon Analysis Worksheets

Grade Levels
7th - 11th
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9 pages
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These Andrew Jackson Political Cartoon Analysis Worksheets are an excellent Common Core-aligned primary source analysis activity for students!

The download features 5 political cartoons related to Andrew Jackson. Each deals with a different aspect of Jackson's presidency:

  • Spoils System
  • Tariff of Abominations
  • National Bank
  • Indian Removal Act
  • Jackson's use of the presidential veto.

Each cartoon is paired with a set of analysis questions for students to answer. An answer key for this is provided along with blown-up, larger versions of each cartoon.

This makes for a great review of Jackson's presidency as it covers most of the major issues of his 2 terms and can be completed for homework, in class, or as a cooperative learning activity.

An editable Google Doc version of the activity is now also included!

This product can also be downloaded along with many others as part of the Age of Andrew Jackson Unit Bundle.

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9 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.

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