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The Nullification Crisis

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Title:

The Nullification Crisis

URL:

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/the-early-republic/age-of-jackson/a/the-nullification-crisis

Content Source:

Other
Khan Academy
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This article from Khan Academy provides an overview of the nullification crisis. In response to the Tariff of 1828, vice president John C. Calhoun asserted that states had the right to nullify federal laws. Students can read this article and answer the questions at the end as an assessment. The article can be read in a whole group setting or individually. It can be assigned through Google Classroom.

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.


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Author: Ginger Boyd