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Politics and Regional Interests

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Title:

Politics and Regional Interests

URL:

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/the-early-republic/politics-society-early-19th-c/a/politics-and-regional-interests

Content Source:

Other
Khan Academy
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This article from Khan Academy provides an overview of Henry Clay's American System. Students can read the article and answer the questions 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
9 ) Explain dynamics of economic nationalism during the Era of Good Feelings, including transportation systems, Henry Clay's American System, slavery and the emergence of the plantation system, and the beginning of industrialism in the Northeast. [A.1.a., A.1.c., A.1.e., A.1.f., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.j.]

Examples: Waltham-Lowell system, "old" immigration, changing technologies

Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Contrast the dynamics of economic nationalism during the Era of Good Feelings with the corresponding sectional divisions between parts of the U.S.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • dynamics
  • emergence
  • nationalism
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The influence of improved transportation systems on economic nationalism during the Era of Good Feelings.
  • The importance of Henry Clay's American System on the economics of this time period.
  • Causes and effects of the growth of slavery and the corresponding emergence of the plantation system.
  • Causes and effects of the beginning of industrialism in the Northeast.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Use primary sources to analyze the dynamics of economic nationalism during the Era of Good Feelings.
  • Use maps to identify and trace internal improvements that were made during the Era of Good Feelings as a result of Henry Clay's American System.
  • Analyze primary resources to understand the causes for the growth of slavery and the corresponding emergence of the plantation system.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Economic nationalism during the years of the "Era of Good Feelings" corresponded to an increase in sectionalism in the United States.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.10.9- Define economic nationalism; identify internal improvements during the Era of Good Feelings including canals, national road, steamboat, and the cotton gin.


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Author: Ginger Boyd