Directions: Follow the instructions to complete the activities and questions below. Click on “Andrew Jackson: a life



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Chapter 11 The Jackson Era

(1824-1845)

Web quest questions and summary
http://www.pbs.org/kcet/andrewjackson/
Directions: Follow the instructions to complete the activities and questions below.
Click on “Andrew Jackson: A Life
Click on “A Wild Young Man
1. Describe Andrew Jackson as a child.

2. How was Jackson affected by the American Revolution?

3. List 3 professions Jackson had before he became President.
Click on “The War Hero
4. Who was Jackson’s army fighting just before the Battle of New Orleans?

5. What was nickname did Jackson’s troops give him and how did he earn this name?

6. Describe the effect the Battle of New Orleans had on Jackson’s life.
Click on “The Candidate
7. Why was Jackson unlike any previous presidential candidate?

8. How did Thomas Jefferson describe Andrew Jackson?

9. List the names of the four candidates that ran for president in 1824.

10. Describe and explain IN DETAIL the events surrounding the “corrupt bargain” that led to the

election of John Quincy Adams in 1824.

11. Who won the presidential election of 1828?


Click on “The First Modern Presidency
12. What did Jackson do as soon as he became President that upset many of his adversaries?

13. Explain the “spoils system.”

Click on “Themes

Click on “Indian Removal

14. What was the “Trail of Tears”?

15. How many Cherokee Indians died during the Trail of Tears (Click on “Trail of Tears”)

16. Why was Jackson in support of Indian removal?

17. What did the Indian Removal Act of 1830 do?


Click on “Special Features


Click on “The Legacy of Indian Removal
Click on “Assessing the Legacy of Indian Removal”

18. Describe and explain (Creek Indian) Mary Hill’s grandmother’s experience during the Trail of Tears.


Click on “What Does America Owe Slavery?”

19. Explain Jackson’s opinion of slavery?


Summary Questions and Activities (Pick 1 option)
1) Should Andrew Jackson be celebrated on the $20 bill or should he be considered a tyrant? Answer in 1-2 paragraphs. Then create a new $20 bill that includes a picture of Andrew Jackson or choose another person to replace Jackson on the 20.
2) What are three important accomplishments that Andrew achieved in his life? Explain how each was important then explain how you think he should be remembered in history?
Video Extra’s

Watch the music video: Europe Cherokee


http://www.cleanvideosearch.com/media/action/yt/watch?videoId=cGilIVM-thY
Paul Revere and the Raiders : Cherokee People
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQ6RjP7MlXk
Andrew Jackson’s Firsts

http://www.history.com/topics/andrew-jackson/videos#andrew-jacksons-firsts
Andrew Jackson and the 20 dollar bill
http://www.history.com/topics/andrew-jackson/videos#jackson-and-the-20-bill
President Jackson’s Assassination attempt

http://www.history.com/topics/andrew-jackson/videos#andrew-jackson-fights-off-assassin

Andrew Jackson’s Presidency



http://www.history.com/shows/the-presidents/videos/jacksons-personality-and-legacy#jacksons-personality-and-legacy
The History of The Democrat Symbol of the Donkey

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzCnqA54RMw

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Scoring Rubric Jackson Era Web Quest Project
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30 -Excellent

25– Proficient

20 – Partial

15 - minimal

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All of the questions and activities were clearly completed

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All of the questions and activities were clearly completed.

Half of the questions and activities were clearly completed

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2) Time Management




Effectively used the time available.

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3) Research



Most of the resources provided were used.

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4) Process and Creativity.

The ideas expressed demonstrate a high degree of creativity and understanding

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The ideas expressed lack of creativity and understanding




5) Neatness and quality of work.

The work was very neat, accurate, and showed a strong effort.

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