Students complete a 3 part interview activity to review President Jackson and his presidency. The first part has 5 questions to help students review factual parts of Jackson's presidency. In the second part of the activity students "interview" Jackson right after his inauguration (5 questions and answers), in the third part they conduct his last interview on his deathbed (5 questions and answers), and the last task is a creative opportunity. An answer key is included where appropriate. This would work for a sub.
Sample questions include:
--Identify “nullification” and explain the role it played in Jackson’s time in office.
--Compare and contrast at least 3 issues covered in the campaigns of 1828 and 1832. Do you think one campaign was more successful or effective than the other, why or why not? How would you explain the tone of each campaign? Could a difference in tone have made the elections turn out differently, why or why not?
--What do you think will be your biggest challenge in achieving your goals?
--What do you consider your greatest success?
--Do you have any regrets from your time in office?
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