Learning Exercise

Presidential Resources

This assignment explores why the election of Andrew Jackson was considered a victory for the “common man”.
Course: US History 1
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Exercise

Writing to a Rubric: Read the biography of Andrew Jackson from the White House website. Write a paper which explains why the election of Andrew Jackson was considered a victory for the “common man”. Use the following: http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/aj7.html . Post your paper to the discussion board. Compare your reasons to the others in the class. Discuss whether you agree or disagree as to why Andrew Jackson was a victory for the common man.

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Technical Notes

Author Pattie Morton

Topics

Jacksonian Era: Andrew Jackson

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Describe and assess the significance of key events and decisions of the Jackson presidency, such as Indian Removal, Nullification and the Bank Veto.