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Unit #6: The Age of Jackson - Andrew Jackson As President
Learning Target: I can EVALUATE the success of  Andrew Jackson's policies as president based on his decisions while in office.   

Please complete the steps below to prepare for this assignment:

 Follow the directions below.  You will be creating a tab for this assignment after you have added this lesson's learning target to your LiveBinder.

1.  Open the "Learning Targets" tab in your LiveBinder.  Copy the learning target above into your LiveBinder. 

2.  Create a new tab in your LiveBinder titled "Andrew Jackson As President". 

3.  Now click on "content" > "text" > "text-media" option. 


Red Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part I: Jackson's Administration Advanced Organizer

1.  Place the following title for this section into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: Jackson's Administration Advanced Organizer"

2.  To review all of the topics you will be researching, watch the History Channel's Andrew Jackson video before working on this assignment. 

    

3.  In your LiveBinder text box, make a list of at least 10 facts you learned about Andrew Jackson and his presidency. 

4.  Now using the facts you learned about Andrew Jackson as president, compose a WELL WRITTEN PARAGRAPH (9-12 sentences) summarizing what you learned.  Be sure to include evidence from the
     video in your work.

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 Part II: Creating A Graphic Organizer About The Jackson Administration


1.  Place the following title for this section into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: Creating a Graphic Organizer About the Jackson Administration"

2.  Next, take your time to Explore the information in box 1 and 4 of the materials to learn more about the presidency of Andrew Jackson.  You can also conduct your own Internet research to find out more about
     Andrew Jackson as President.   You may also want to watch part of this PBS video about Andrew Jackson.  The Crash Course: Andrew Jackson video may also be helpful. 

    


3.  Using Microsoft Word or PowerPoint, create your OWN graphic organizer that includes the following topics: Facts & Background About Jackson, Jackson's
     Inauguration Party, The Spoils System, Jackson's Kitchen Cabinet, The Bank War, Jackson's Vetoes, and the Nullification Crisis.   
For each topic, you should have no less than three facts.  You can set up
     your graphic organizer however you would like to organize the information.  Be sure to include in your graphic organizer a title, a heading for each of these topics, and the 3 most important facts that
     summarize each of them. 

4.  Conduct your own Internet search to find at least 6 images of Andrew Jackson's presidency.  Insert the images into your Graphic Organizer near each of the topics.  Be sure to save. 

5.  Upload your Graphic Organizer to your LiveBinder media box. 

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*If time remains, enjoy a high quality PowerPoint presentation about Jackson's Administration!

White Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part 1: Jackson's Administration Advanced Organizer

1.  Place the following title for this section into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: Jackson's Administration Advanced Organizer"

2.  To review all of the topics you will be researching, watch the History Channel's Andrew Jackson video before working on this assignment. 

    

3.  In your LiveBinder text box, answer the following questions about Andrew Jackson and his presidency. 

    A.  What political party was Andrew Jackson from?

    B.  What state was Andrew Jackson from?

    C.  What was Jackson's nickname?

    D.  What types of people supported Andrew Jackson?

    E.  What did Andrew Jackson want to be called rather than Mr. President?

    F.  What did you learn about Andrew Jackson's personality?

    G.  What was Jackson's "Spoils System?"

    H.  What was Jackson's Kitchen Cabinet?

    I.  What was the Indian Removal Act?

    J.  What did the Nullification Crisis tell us about Jackson's leadership style?

    K.  What did Jackson do to the Bank of the United States?

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 Part 2: Creating A Graphic Organizer About The Jackson Administration


1.  Place the following title for this section into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: Creating a Graphic Organizer About the Jackson Administration"

2.  Explore the information in the materials to learn more about the presidency of Andrew Jackson.  You can also conduct your own Internet research to find out more about Andrew Jackson as
     President.   You may also want to watch part of this PBS video about Andrew Jackson.  The Crash Course: Andrew Jackson video may also be helpful. 

    

3.  Download the Jackson As President Graphic Organizer and open the file in google slides.  BE SURE TO CLICK FILE > SAVE AS GOOGLE DOC so that you can edit and save your work.  

4.  Using the Graphic Organizer template, fill in at least 3 important facts you learned about each topic:
     About Andrew Jackson, The Spoils System & Kitchen Cabinet, The Bank War, Jackson's Vetoes, the Nullification Crisis, and the Trail of Tears.   
Be sure to save your work.

5.  Next, create a "new slide" in your presentation.  Do an Internet search to find a pictures of the following: Andrew Jackson as president, Andrew Jackson's Inaugural Ball, Jackson's Bank War, the Nullification
     Crisis, and the Trail of Tears
.  Insert each of them images into your blank PowerPoint page.  Add at least one caption for each of these images.   Be sure to save your work.

6.  Now create a "new slide" in your google slides file.  Using the facts you learned about Andrew Jackson as president, compose a WELL WRITTEN PARAGRAPH (5-7 sentences)  answering the following
     question:

     Based on what you learned about the Presidency of Andrew Jackson, do you think that Andrew Jackson was a good president or a poor   
    president?  Use the information you learned to support your answer. 

 
7.  Upload your Graphic Organizer to your LiveBinder media box.

8.  Carefully check your work.  Click on the button below to submit your work for a grade.

     Turn in Andrew Jackson As President Here

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 *If time remains, enjoy a high quality PowerPoint presentation about Jackson's Administration!!


Blue Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part I: Jackson's Administration Advanced Organizer

1.  Place the following title for this section into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: Jackson's Administration Advanced Organizer"

2.  To review all of the topics you will be researching, watch the History Channel's Andrew Jackson video before working on this assignment. 

3.  In your LiveBinder text box, make a list of at least 5 facts you learned about Andrew Jackson and his presidency. 

   

4.  Now using the facts you learned about Andrew Jackson as president, compose a WELL WRITTEN PARAGRAPH (5-7 sentences) summarizing what you learned.  Be sure to include evidence from the
     video in your work.

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 Part II: Creating A Graphic Organizer About The Jackson Administration


1.  Place the following title for this section into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: Creating a Graphic Organizer About the Jackson Administration"
 
2.  To review all of the topics you will be researching, watch the History Channel's Andrew Jackson video before working on this assignment. 

3.  Explore the information in box 1 and 4 of the materials to learn more about the presidency of Andrew Jackson.  You can also conduct your own Internet research to find out more about Andrew Jackson as
     President.   You may also want to watch part of this PBS video about Andrew Jackson.  The Crash Course: Andrew Jackson video may also be helpful. 

    

4.  Download the Jackson As President Graphic Organizer with word bank and open the file in PowerPoint. 

5.  Using the PowerPoint template, place each of the words in the word bank into the correct circle.  Be sure to save your work.

6.  Next, create another blank PowerPoint slide.  Do an Internet search to find a pictures of the following: Andrew Jackson as president, Andrew Jackson's Inaugural Ball, Jackson's Bank War, and the Nullification
     Crisis.
  Insert each of them images into your blank PowerPoint page.  Add at least one caption for each of these images.   Be sure to save your work.
 
7.  Upload your Graphic Organizer to your LiveBinder media box.

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*If time remains, enjoy a high quality PowerPoint presentation about Jackson's Administration!
 

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