Indian Removal Act. Nullification Act.
Key words include:
Tariff of Abominations
Indian Removal Act
Trail of Tears
This presentation examines:
- The Tariff of Abominations
- A recap of why America passed protective tariffs on foreign goods
- A recap of how a protective tariff works and why the South was angered by them
- John C. Calhoun leads the fight against tariffs
- Nullification and what it means
- Why Vice-President Calhoun resigns office
- President Andrew Jackson’s Force Bill and how he kept other Southern states from seceding
- Andrew Jackson’s hard stance against the Native Americans
- The Cherokee Nations take their land loss to the Supreme Court - Worcester v. Georgia
- The verdict in Worcester v. Georgia and President Jackson’s reaction and disregard
- The Indian Removal Act and the impact made on Native Americans
- A political cartoon of Andrew Jackson as the Great White Father
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- How did President Andrew Jackson deal with the nullification crisis?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 11 of the Industry and Westward Expansion Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 39-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 8: Industrial Revolution (Part 1)
Lesson 9: Industrial Revolution (Part 2)
Lesson 10: Clay's American System and Protective Tariff
Lesson 11: Nullification Act and Indian Removal Act
Lesson 12: Oregon Trail
Lesson 13: Texas and the Alamo
Lesson 14: Mexican American War
Lesson 15: California Gold Rush
UNIT: Industrial Revolution and Westward Movement UNIT - Part 2 of 2
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