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Jacksonian Democracy: Spoils System, Bank War, and Trail of Tears

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Title:

Jacksonian Democracy: Spoils System, Bank War, and Trail of Tears

URL:

https://youtu.be/mSzaJXR6MhA

Content Source:

Other
Khan Academy
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

This is a video from Khan Academy that provides an overview of Jacksonian democracy, Bank War, the Spoils System, and the Trail of Tears. The video discusses Andrew Jackson's presidency and how he attempted to increase the power of the executive branch. A growing movement of opposition to Jackson coalesced into the Whig Party, which employed many of the same tactics as Jackson in the election of 1840. The video can be played during a lesson on Jacksonian democracy. The video is 12 minutes and 31 seconds in length.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 10
United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
10 ) Analyze key ideas of Jacksonian Democracy for their impact on political participation, political parties, and constitutional government. [A.1.a., A.1.c., A.1.e., A.1.f., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.j.]

•  Explaining the spoils system, nullification, extension of voting rights, the Indian Removal Act, and the common man ideal
Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Analyze the concepts and ideals of Jacksonian Democracy and evaluate the social and political impact they have had on the United States.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Analyze
  • Jacksonian Democracy
  • ideals
  • concepts
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Key ideas of Jacksonian Democracy and their impact on political participation, political parties, and constitutional government.
  • Reasons for and impact of extension of voting rights during the Jackson presidency.
  • Reasons for, controversy surrounding, and impact of the Indian Removal Act the common man ideal.
  • Vocabulary: spoils system, nullification
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Use primary sources and graphic organizers to analyze and examine key ideas of Jacksonian Democracy.
  • Utilize maps for historical understandings.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There are important concepts and ideals related to Jacksonian Democracy and these have had an impact on the United States.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.10.10- Recognize the positive and negative ideas of Jacksonian Democracy and identify examples, including the expansion of voting rights.


Tags: Bank War, Jacksonian Democracy, Spoils System, Trail of Tears
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Author: Ginger Boyd