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Unit #6: The Age of Jackson - The Election of 1828 & The Expansion of Suffrage
Learning Target: I can ANALYSE how the expansion of suffrage between the Election of 1824 and the Election of 1828 led to the election of Andrew Jackson in 1828. 

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.  Be sure to include today's date. 

2.  Create a new tab in your LiveBinder titled "The Election of 1828 and the Expansion of Suffrage". 

3.  Now copy and paste the lesson's direction page URL: http://www.mrgigliotti.com/revamp%20January%202015_Election_Of_1828_And_The_Expansion_Of_Suffrage.htm  into the "Enter URL" box at the
     top of the "The Election of 1828 and the Expansion of Suffrage" tab. 
 
4.  Next create a subfolder in your LiveBinder called "My Activity."  Now click on "content" > "text" > "text-media" option. 


Red Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part I: Analyzing the Election

1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part I: Analyzing the Election"

2.  Explore the information in box 1 and 6 of the materials to learn more about the Election of 1828.

    


3.  Answer the questions about the Election of 1828 in complete sentences in your LiveBinder text box (or Word document).

     A.  Who were the two candidates running for President in the Election of 1828?  Which political party did each candidate represent?
    
     B.  Based on your prior knowledge, why do you think political parties returned to American politics during the Election of 1828?

     C.  What percentage of the "popular vote" did each candidate receive in the Election of 1828?

     D.  How many electoral votes did each candidate receive in the Election of 1828?

     E.    Which candidate won the State of Ohio's electoral votes in 1828?

     F.  Which states did Andrew Jackson win in the Election of 1828?  Which states did John Q. Adams win in the Election of 1828?

     G.  Which candidate was elected president after the Election of 1828?

4.  Do an Internet search for a picture of President Andrew Jackson.  Save the image to your computer.  Upload the image into your LiveBinder text box.

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Part II: Analyzing Primary Sources

1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part II: Analyzing Primary Sources."
 
2.  The Election of 1828 was one of the dirtiest elections in American History.  Explore the in box 10 of the materials to learn more about the Election of 1828.

    

3.  Next, examine the two political ads in boxes 7 and 8 of the materials.   Answer the questions about each of the ads below using complete sentences in your LiveBinder text box.

     A.  Look at the ad in box 7.  Do you think this ad was created by people who supported or by people who opposed Jackson?  

    
B.  What did the publisher of the ad in box 7 want voters to believe about Andrew Jackson?  Use examples from the ad to explain your answer.

     C.  Look at the ad in box 8.  Do you think this ad was created by people who supported or by people who opposed Jackson?  

     D.  What did the publisher of the ad in box 8 want voters to believe about Andrew Jackson?  Use examples from the ad to explain your answer.

     E.  If you were voting in the Election of 1828, which ad would you find to be more persuasive?  Explain your answer using details. 


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Part III: The Expansion of Suffrage During the Age of Jackson

1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part III: The Expansion of Suffrage During the Age of Jackson."

2.  More Americans were able to participate in the Election of 1828 than were able to participate during the Election of 1824.  Explore the information in box 13 and 14 of the materials to learn more about how
     democracy expanded during the Age of Jackson. 

3.  Conduct and Internet search to define the terms "suffrage" and "the franchise." Place the terms and definitions in your LiveBinder text box. 

4.  Now explore the information in box 12 -17 of the materials to learn more about how democracy expanded during the Age of Jackson.  Answer the questions below using complete sentences in your LiveBinder
     text  box:

     A.  What were the requirements to vote during the Election of 1824? 

     B.  Which requirement to vote was changed in most states between the Election of 1824 and the Election of 1828?

     C.  For the first time, members of which economic class could vote in America
?

5.  Now using the information above, write a well written paragraph (7-9 sentences) in your LiveBinder text box answering the following question:

     *Explain how the expansion of suffrage during the 1820's led to the election of Andrew Jackson in 1828.  Be sure to use examples from the information you learned above. 


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Part IV: The Expansion of Suffrage Throughout American History

1.  Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part IV: The Expansion of Suffrage Throughout American History."

2.  In the years following the Election of 1828, suffrage was extended further to other groups of people.  More people began to partiipate in the political process.  Explore the information in boxes 16 - 23 of the 
     materials to learn more about how deomocracy has expanded throughout American history. 

     Answer the questions below in complete sentences in your LiveBinder text box:

     A.  What is a "Political Convention"?  How did the Democratic Party Convention of 1832 change American politics? 

     B.  What group of people were given suffrage in the 15th Amendment?  What year was it passed?

     C.  What group of people were given suffrage in the 19th Amendment?  What year was it passed?

     D.  What group of people were given suffrage in the 24th Amendment?  What year was it passed?

     E.  What are the requirements for people in the United States to vote today?

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Part V: Connecting the Past to the Present


1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part V: Connecting the Past to the Present"

2.  Conduct your own Internet search to discover what major political event will be taking place in Cleveland, Ohio during the summer of 2016. 

3.  Make a list of at least 10 facts you learned about this event by conducting your research.  These could include: dates, times, locations, events, etc.

4.  Next write a well written paragraph (7-9 sentences) explaining how this event is similar to what first took place in 1832.  Be sure to mention details about the event such as locations, dates, times, events, and
     outcomes. 

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 * If time remains, enjoy Mr. Gigliotti's golden voice explaining the Election of 1828 And the Expansion of Suffrage.

 *If time remains, enjoy a high quality PowerPoint presentation about the Election of 1828 And the Expansion of Suffrage

White Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part I: Analyzing the Election

1.  Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part I: Analyzing the Election."

2.  Explore the information in box 1 and 6 of the
materials to learn more about the Election of 1828.

    

3.  Answer the questions about the Election of 1828 in complete sentences in your LiveBinder text box:

    
A.  Who were the two candidates running for President in the Election of 1828? 

     B.  Which political party did each candidate represent in the Election of 1828?

     C.  What percentage of the "popular vote" did each candidate receive in the Election of 1828?

     D.  How many electoral votes did each candidate receive in the Election of 1828?

     E.    Which candidate won the State of Ohio's electoral votes in 1828?


     F.  Which candidate was elected president after the Election of 1828?

4.  Do an Internet search for a picture of President Andrew Jackson.  Save the image to your computer.  Upload the image into you LiveBinder media box

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Part II: The Expansion of Suffrage During the Age of Jackson

1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part II: The Expansion of Suffrage During the Age of Jackson."

2.  More Americans were able to participate in the Election of 1828 than were able to participate during the Election of 1824.  Explore the information in box 13 and 14 of the
materials to learn more about how
     democracy expanded during the Age of Jackson. 

3.  Conduct an Internet search to define the terms "suffrage" and "the franchise." Place the terms and their definitions in your LiveBinder text box.

4.  Now explore the information in box 12 -17 of the
materials to learn more about how democracy expanded during the Age of Jackson.  Answer the questions below in complete sentences in your LiveBinder text 
     box:

     A.  What were the requirements to vote during the Election of 1824? 

     B.  Which requirement to vote was changed in most states between the Election of 1824 and the Election of 1828?

     C.  Answer the following multiple choice question: For the first time,
which group of people could vote in elections? 

            A.  Wealthy People 
            B.  Common People 
            C.  Non-Citizens 
            D.  Women 
            E.  African Americans


      D.  For which candidate did the group of people above vote for in the Election of 1828 Andrew Jackson or JQ Adams?

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Part III: The Expansion of Suffrage Throughout American History

1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part III: The Expansion of Suffrage Throughout American History."

2.  Conduct and Internet search to define the term "democratic."  Place the term and the definition in your LiveBinder text box. 

3.  In the years following the Election of 1828, suffrage was extended further to other groups of people.  More people began to participate in the political process.  Explore the information in boxes 16 - 23 of the 
    
materials to learn more about how democracy has expanded throughout American history. 

     Answer the questions below in complete sentences in your LiveBinder text box:

     A.  What is a "Political Convention"?  How did the Democratic Party Convention of 1832 change American politics? 

     B.  What group of people were given suffrage in the 15th Amendment?  What year was it passed?

     C.  What group of people were given suffrage in the 19th Amendment?  What year was it passed?

     D.  What group of people were given suffrage in the 24th Amendment?  What year was it passed?

     E.  What are the requirements for people in the United States to vote today?

4.  Now in your LiveBinder text box, use the information you learned above to compose a well written paragraph answering the following question:

     * Explain how the expansion of suffrage during the history of the United States has led to a more democratic country.

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Part IV: Connecting the Past to the Present


1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part IV: Connecting the Past to the Present"

2.  Conduct your own Internet search to discover what major political event will be taking place in Cleveland during the summer of 2016. 

3.  Make a list of at least 10 facts you learned about this event by conducting your research.  These could include: dates, times, locations, events, etc.

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 * If time remains, enjoy
Mr. Gigliotti's golden voice explaining the Election of 1828 And the Expansion of Suffrage.

 *If time remains, enjoy a high quality PowerPoint presentation about the
Election of 1828 And the Expansion of Suffrage



Blue Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part I: Analyzing the Election

1. 
Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part I: Analyzing the Election."

2.  Explore the information in box 1 and 6 of the materials to learn more about the Election of 1828.

    

3.  Answer the questions about the Election of 1828 in complete sentences in your LiveBinder text box:

     A.  Who were the two candidates running for President in the Election of 1828? 

     B.  Which political party did each candidate represent in the Election of 1828?

     C.  What percentage of the "popular vote" did each candidate receive in the Election of 1828?

     D.  How many electoral votes did each candidate receive in the Election of 1828?

     E.  Which candidate was elected president after the Election of 1828?

4.  Do an Internet search for a picture of President Andrew Jackson.  Save the image to your computer.  Upload the image to your LiveBinder media box.

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Part II: The Expansion of Suffrage During the Age of Jackson

1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part II: The Expansion of Suffrage During the Age of Jackson."

2.  More Americans were able to participate in the Election of 1828 than were able to participate during the Election of 1824.  Explore the information in box 13 and 14 of the materials to learn more about how
     democracy expanded during the Age of Jackson. 

3.  Conduct an Internet search to define the terms "suffrage" and "the franchise."  Place the terms and the definitions in your LiveBinder text box.

4.  Now explore the information in box 12 -17 of the materials to learn more about how democracy expanded during the Age of Jackson. 

     Answer the questions below in complete sentences in your LiveBinder text  box:

     A.  What were the requirements to vote during the Election of 1824? 

     B.  What were the requirements to vote during the Election of 1828? 

     C.  Answer the following multiple choice question: For the first time, which group of people could vote in elections? 

            A.  Wealthy People 
            B.  Common People 
            C.  Women 
         
      D.  For which candidate did the group of people above vote for in the Election of 1828?

             A.  Andrew Jackson
             B.  JQ Adams

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Part III: The Expansion of Suffrage Throughout American History

1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part III: The Expansion of Suffrage Throughout American History."

2.  Conduct and Internet search to define the term "democratic."  Place the term and the definition in your LiveBinder text box. 

3. In the years following the Election of 1828, suffrage was extended further to other groups of people.  More people began to participate in the political process.  Explore the information in boxes 16 - 23 of the 
     materials to learn more about how democracy has expanded throughout American history. 

      Answer the questions below in complete sentences in your LiveBinder text box:

     A.  Define the term: "Political Convention"? 

     B.  What group of people were given suffrage in the 15th Amendment? 

     C.  What group of people were given suffrage in the 19th Amendment? 

     D.  What are the requirements for people in the United States to vote today?

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Part IV: Connecting the Past to the Present

1.   Place the title of this section in your LiveBinder text box "Part IV: Connecting the Past to the Present"

2.  Conduct your own Internet search to discover what major political event will be taking place in Cleveland during the summer of 2016. 

3.  Make a list of at least 5 facts you learned about this event by conducting your research.  These could include: dates, times, locations, events, etc.

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* If time remains, enjoy Mr. Gigliotti's golden voice explaining the Election of 1828 And the Expansion of Suffrage.

 *If time remains, enjoy a high quality PowerPoint presentation about the Election of 1828 And the Expansion of Suffrage




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