Please watch the chapter entitled “The Candidate” beginning at about the 44 minute markhttps://youtu.be/EGfxyeuy8u8?t=2650 (Links to an external site.)


Minimize Videofor questions 1-5:

 

  1. How was Jackson’s candidacy in 1824 different from traditional candidates?
  1. What was the outcome of that election? Why were Jackson and his followers so outraged over this outcome?
  1. What was so unique about the 1828 election? (concentrate on strategy)
  1. What worries did Washington socialites have when Jackson became president? (example)
  1. How did Jackson prove these worries by the Washington establishment correct? (What did he do that seemed to upset these socialites so much?)

* Please watch the chapter “The Defender of the Union” beginning at about the 59 minute markhttps://youtu.be/EGfxyeuy8u8?t=3573 (Links to an external site.)for questions 6-10.

  1. What was the concept of nullification?
  1. What was Jackson’s position on nullification? (Wait just a minute, it will become quite clear J)
  1. What did South Carolina threaten to do if the tax/tariff were enforced?
  1. How did Jackson react to that? What was his explanation?
  1. What was the long-term significance of Jackson’s argument, especially considering the Civil War?

* Please read p. 300-303 in the textbook and watch chapter “The Great White Father” beginning at about the 1:20 minute markhttps://youtu.be/EGfxyeuy8u8?t=4859 (Links to an external site.)for questions 11 – 14

  1. What was Jackson’s position on the western frontier and Native Americans living therein?
  1. Why did he think that way?
  1. How did he contribute to the Trail of Tears?
  1. What was the impact?

 

* Please watch the chapter “The Prophet” beginning at about the 1:28 time markhttps://youtu.be/EGfxyeuy8u8?t=5328 (Links to an external site.)for questions 15-19.

  1. What was the central question in Andrew Jackson’s Presidency?
  1. Why did he dislike the Second National Bank and explain how that relates to question 15.
  1. What did he do about this bank and why did he do that? (You will also have to read the textbook p. 298-300)
  1. Why did Jackson and his followers adopt the donkey as the symbol for the Democratic Party?

*Now that you have watched the clips and answered the questions, please answer the following analytical question:

  1. What is your personal opinion about Andrew Jackson as president? You must construct a persuasive argument, evaluate pros and cons, and use examples.

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Please watch the chapter entitled “The Candidate” beginning at about the 44 minute markhttps://youtu.be/EGfxyeuy8u8?t=2650 (Links to an external site.)


Minimize Videofor questions 1-5:

 

  1. How was Jackson’s candidacy in 1824 different from traditional candidates?
  1. What was the outcome of that election? Why were Jackson and his followers so outraged over this outcome?
  1. What was so unique about the 1828 election? (concentrate on strategy)
  1. What worries did Washington socialites have when Jackson became president? (example)
  1. How did Jackson prove these worries by the Washington establishment correct? (What did he do that seemed to upset these socialites so much?)

* Please watch the chapter “The Defender of the Union” beginning at about the 59 minute markhttps://youtu.be/EGfxyeuy8u8?t=3573 (Links to an external site.)for questions 6-10.

  1. What was the concept of nullification?
  1. What was Jackson’s position on nullification? (Wait just a minute, it will become quite clear J)
  1. What did South Carolina threaten to do if the tax/tariff were enforced?
  1. How did Jackson react to that? What was his explanation?
  1. What was the long-term significance of Jackson’s argument, especially considering the Civil War?

* Please read p. 300-303 in the textbook and watch chapter “The Great White Father” beginning at about the 1:20 minute markhttps://youtu.be/EGfxyeuy8u8?t=4859 (Links to an external site.)for questions 11 – 14

  1. What was Jackson’s position on the western frontier and Native Americans living therein?
  1. Why did he think that way?
  1. How did he contribute to the Trail of Tears?
  1. What was the impact?

 

* Please watch the chapter “The Prophet” beginning at about the 1:28 time markhttps://youtu.be/EGfxyeuy8u8?t=5328 (Links to an external site.)for questions 15-19.

  1. What was the central question in Andrew Jackson’s Presidency?
  1. Why did he dislike the Second National Bank and explain how that relates to question 15.
  1. What did he do about this bank and why did he do that? (You will also have to read the textbook p. 298-300)
  1. Why did Jackson and his followers adopt the donkey as the symbol for the Democratic Party?

*Now that you have watched the clips and answered the questions, please answer the following analytical question:

  1. What is your personal opinion about Andrew Jackson as president? You must construct a persuasive argument, evaluate pros and cons, and use examples.

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