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Jackson’s Presidency: The Age of Jackson Part III

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Jackson’s Presidency: Age of Jackson Part III – The Spoils System, the Nullification Crisis, Indian Removal, Battling the National Bank, Expanding Executive Powers, & More

This lesson teaches students about the presidency of Andrew Jackson including his creation of the “Spoils System,” Indian removal, the “Nullification Crisis,” his battle with the National Bank and the other branches. Included in this lesson is:

• Review: the “Corrupt Bargain,” “Jacksonian Democracy,” “The People’s President,” split of the Democratic-Republicans and the creation of the Democratic Party, and “sectionalism”
• Themes of the Age of Jackson: “Spoils System,” Indian removal, the “Nullification Crisis,” his battle with the National Bank and the other branches
• The Spoils System
• National Conventions and the removal of the caucus system
• Supreme Court Cases: Marbury vs. Madison, McCulloch vs. Maryland, Gibbons vs. Ogden,
• The Tariff of 1828 a.k.a. The Tariff of Abominations
• The Nullification Crisis – split with V.P. John C. Calhoun, the Force Bill
• The Five Civilized Tribes
• Indian Removal
• The Trail of Tears
• Worcester vs. Georgia – “Marshall has made his decision, now let him enforce it.”
• Battling the Bank of the United States, veto of the Second Bank of the United States
• The Panic of 1837
• The Rise of the Whigs
• William Henry Harrison & John Tyler
• The Election of 1840
• The Legacy of Andrew Jackson
• The extension of political participation
• The expansion of executive power
• Extension of Suffrage – property requirements dropped

Lesson Includes:
• Completed lesson plan with step-by-step instructions and additional activities
• PowerPoint presentation
• Worksheet
• Quiz
• Flipped classroom video
• Guided notetaking file
• Kahoot
• Additional Activities

Check out the YouTube video that goes with this lesson @ Mr. Raymond’s Civics & Social Studies Academy YouTube channel:

Jackson’s Presidency: The Age of Jackson Part III – Spoils System, Indian Removal & More

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