Lesson 1 of the American Electoral Process Mini-Unit: History of Political Parties (1776-1845)
This engaging and visually appealing 29-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures. It’s the first of three PowerPoint presentations explaining America’s political parties from 1776-1845.
NOTE: This slide presentation is a PowerPoint document. The text in the PowerPoint presentation can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT ALTERABLE. This protects against copyright violation.
Overarching Question for this PowerPoint presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
- What events led to the creation of the Democratic Party?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- America’s first political parties and their beliefs: Federalist Party and Democratic-Republican Party
- Jacksonian Democracy and how it changed government
- The creation of the Democratic donkey
- The beliefs of the Whig, Free Soil, and the Know-Nothing Party
Key words include:
Democratic Republican Party
The Era of Good Feelings
This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: the American Electoral Process Mini-Unit. This mini-unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately.
Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation and three graphic organizer notebook pages – separate answer key included! Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: History of Political Parties (1776-1845)
Lesson 2: History of Political Parties (1845-1932)
Lesson 3: History of Political Parties (1932-2010)
Lesson 4: Electoral College v.s. Popular Vote
Lesson 5: Electing a President
UNIT: The American Electoral Process
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