Andrew Jackson was a prominent political figure throughout the 1820s and 1830s.  Many different things happened during his time as president.  Check out all of Reading Through History’s products related to “The Age of Jackson”.Please note that “The Age of Jackson” is still a work in progress, and is by no means complete.

 

Andrew Jackson (Early Life & The Election of 1824):

This is a five-part unit from Reading Through History that documents the early life of Andrew Jackson, his military achievements, and the Election of 1824. Each lesson contains a two-page reading followed by three pages of student activities which include guided reading activities, multiple choice questions, a student response essay, vocabulary activities, and a series of student summary statements.

Topics in this unit include Jackson’s early life, his military career, personal life, and the election of 1824.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 


Andrew Jackson (His Presidency):

This is a six-part unit from Reading Through History that documents the presidency of Andrew Jackson. Each lesson contains a two-page reading followed by three pages of student activities which include guided reading activities, multiple choice questions, a student response essay, vocabulary activities, and a series of student summary statements.

Topics in this download include: the Election of 1828, Mudslinging, the Peggy Eaton Scandal, the Kitchen Cabinet, the Spoils System, the Nullification Crisis, the Indian Removal Act, the Trail of Tears, Jackson’s War on the Second Bank of the United States, Andrew Jackson’s Legacy, and much more!

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (180 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 


The Trail of Tears:

This is a five part unit covering the events surrounding the process of Indian Removal and the Trail of Tears. There are five separate readings and each section includes three pages of student activities that include reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, guided reading activities, student summaries, and student response essay questions.

Topics include Creek Removal, Chickasaw Removal, Choctaw Removal, Worcester v. Georgia, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, Seminole Removal, Osceola, John Ross, Cherokee Removal, and the Second Seminole War.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (150 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 


Famous Cherokee Leaders:

This is a four part unit by Reading Through History documenting the lives and achievements of the Cherokee Nation’s most famous leaders of the 19th Century. In this download there are four separate readings covering the lives of Major Ridge and Elias Boudinot, Sequoyah, John Ross, and Stand Watie. Each section includes three pages of student activities that include reading comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, guided reading activities, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

Approximate time for student completion: 30 minutes per lesson (120 minutes)

This unit is available for purchase as a PDF download through Teachers Pay Teachers by clicking on the image at right.

 

 

 


Santa Anna:

This is a single lesson unit by Reading Through History that documents the life and achievements of Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, a man who dominated the landscape of Mexico’s history for more than three decades. A central figure in both the Texas War for Independence and the Mexican War, Santa Anna served as president of Mexico on eleven different occasions. He was not always popular, and he remains a highly controversial figure to this day. However, there is no doubt that he is an enduring figure in the history of Mexico.

This download includes a one page biography and five pages of student activities to accompany the material. It includes guided reading questions, reading comprehension activities, multiple choice and true and false questions, vocabulary checks, student summaries, and a student response essay question.

 

 

 


 

 

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