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- President John Quincy Adams' achievements
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- The Trail of Tears
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- President Martin Van Buren's administration
- The short presidency of William Henry Harrison
1. President John Quincy Adams and the Election of 1824
The election of 1824 and its candidates played a huge role in the election of John Quincy Adams as president. In this lesson, look at the dramatic turn in presidential politics and the not-so-remarkable presidency of this public servant.
2. President Andrew Jackson and the Age of the Common Man
In this lesson, we will explore the dirty politics of the 1828 election and the Age of the Common Man in American politics. Discover how this election changed American politics forever.
3. Andrew Jackson vs. the Whig Party: Rise of Executive Power
In this lesson, we will discuss how Andrew Jackson's administration strengthened executive power as well as the rise of the Whig Party in opposition to Jackson and his policies.
4. Regional Conflict in America: Debate Over States' Rights
In this lesson, we will explore sectional tensions that emerged between the West, North, and South over land and tariffs, leading to confrontations in the Senate and a second nullification crisis.
5. Jacksonian America: Bank of the United States and the Panic of 1837
In this lesson, we will discuss President Andrew Jackson's economic policies, including his determination to close the Bank of the United States and the financial panic of 1837.
6. The Trail of Tears and Jackson's Indian Removal Act of 1830
In this lesson, we'll discuss Jackson's forced removal of Native Americans from their land in the east to new territory west of the Mississippi River.
7. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
In this lesson, we'll learn about Alexis de Tocqueville, a Frenchman who wrote a book about his observations of American society during the Jackson era.
8. Presidents Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison
Watch this lesson to learn about Martin Van Buren's administration (1837-1841), the elections of 1836 and 1840, and the short-lived presidency of William Henry Harrison.
9. John Quincy Adams as President: Facts & Accomplishments
John Quincy Adams was the sixth president of the United States, serving one term from 1825 to 1829. He spent the rest of his life as a foreign diplomat, a congressman, and the secretary of state for James Monroe.
10. Treaty of New Echota
History shows that the U.S. government of the past did not protect the rights of the Native American tribes. Learn here about the Treaty of New Echota, which led to the Trail of Tears.
11. Webster-Ashburton Treaty: Map & Summary
The Webster-Ashburton Treat of 1842 helped to settle disputes over the northern boundary between the United States and Canada, which was controlled by Great Britain. The treaty signaled a strong partnership and diplomatic success for the two nations.
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