Name: Does Andrew Jackson Deserve to be on the $20 Bill? Andrew Jackson Webquest



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Does Andrew Jackson Deserve to be on the $20 Bill?

Andrew Jackson Webquest

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/nc/bio/public/Jackson.htm

1. Why didn’t Andrew Jackson ever know his father?

2. How old was Andrew Jackson when he joined the army?

3. By age fourteen, what had Andrew Jackson become?

4. List the offices Andrew Jackson held in Tennessee.


    1. The state’s first ___________

    2. Judge on the Tennessee _______ _______

    3. Major General of the ________ ________

5. What event caused Andrew Jackson to become a national hero?

6. What happened to Jackson in the Election of 1824?



http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/andrewjackson/

7. As president, who did Andrew Jackson try to represent?

8. Did Andrew Jackson own slaves?

9. In what way did Andrew Jackson assume command (unlike previous presidents)?



http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/jackson

10. During what years was Andrew Jackson president?

11. What was Jackson’s political party?

12. What do you think it means that Jackson was “the first self-made man to reach the White House”?



http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/Indian.html
13. What was the Indian Removal Act?


http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h1567.html
14. What was the Trail of Tears?


http://www.ushistory.org/us/24d.asp
15. Who was Nicholas Biddle?

16. How did President Jackson feel about the Second Bank of the U.S.?

17. What did Jackson do to the Second Bank of the U.S. and how did he do it?

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/andrewjackson/

18. Who was Jackson’s Vice President?


19. During Jackson’s presidency, South Carolina threatened to nullify a federal law. They refused to pay it. How did Jackson respond to the crisis?
20. What was the outcome of the tariff crisis in South Carolina?


http://ncpedia.org/biography/jackson-andrew
21. How did President Jackson use his veto power? Be specific in your answer.


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Does Andrew Jackson Deserve to be on the $20 Bill?
Based on what you learned today, does President Andrew Jackson deserve to be placed on the twenty dollar bill? Write a detailed paragraph explaining your answer.


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