The Downfall of Mother Bank was created by Henry Robinson in 1833 and is evidence of Andrew Jackson's popularity in destroying the Second Bank of the United States. Jackson's veto of the Bank's charter did have serious repercussions on the American economy, and can be linked to both the Panic of 1837 and the westward migration of the late 1830s and early 1840s.
The download includes the following:
1. A PowerPoint - complete with discussion notes for each slide - that teachers can use to lead students through the cartoon.
2. An introductory paragraph that describes the circumstances behind the cartoon.
3. A full-size picture of the cartoon, allowing students to label as instructed.
4. A graphic organizer that assists students in identifying different parts of the cartoon, analyzing symbols, and determining the meaning of the cartoon.
5. A series of questions based on the political cartoon.
6. An answer key.
These resources can also be purchased as part of a bundle I have posted on TpT:Political Cartoons in American History. In addition to these cartoons, the bundle includes:
● The Repeal, or the Funeral of Miss-Ame Stamp. You can also download this one for FREE.
● Move On
I continue to add cartoons related to United States History. These are all valuable resources to my own curriculum.
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