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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