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Ch 7: Jacksonian Democracy (1825 -- 1850): Tutoring Solution

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  • Discuss the presidency of John Quincy Adams.
  • Learn about Andrew Jackson and the Age of the Common Man.
  • Describe how Andrew Jackson's administration led to the rise of executive power.
  • Take a look at the debate over states' rights in the US.
  • Understand President Jackson's economic policies.
  • Discuss President Jackson's forced removal of Native Americans and the Trail of Tears.
  • Talk about the observations of Alexis de Tocqueville on American democracy.
  • Learn about the presidencies of Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison.

15 Lessons in Chapter 7: Jacksonian Democracy (1825 -- 1850): Tutoring Solution
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President John Quincy Adams and the Election of 1824

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.

President Andrew Jackson and the Age of the Common Man

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.

Andrew Jackson vs. the Whig Party: Rise of Executive Power

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.

Regional Conflict in America: Debate Over States' Rights

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.

Jacksonian America: Bank of the United States and the Panic of 1837

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.

The Trail of Tears and Jackson's Indian Removal Act of 1830

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.

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

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.

Presidents Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison

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.

Pet Banks: Definition & Summary

9. Pet Banks: Definition & Summary

In this lesson, you will learn about pet banks and why they were created. The lesson will also discuss the effects of the pet banks on the American economy.

President Martin Van Buren: Facts, Accomplishments & Quotes

10. President Martin Van Buren: Facts, Accomplishments & Quotes

Martin Van Buren was the 8th President of the United States, serving from 1837 to 1841. He was a Democrat and was a leading figure in the Jacksonian Era of American politics. In this lesson, you'll learn more about President Van Buren's career and accomplishments.

Spoils System: Definition & Explanation

11. Spoils System: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we're going to study the spoils systems, which is a method of political appointments started by President Andrew Jackson. We'll learn about its history, its pros and cons, and its eventual reform.

Stephen F. Austin: Biography, Facts & Quotes

12. Stephen F. Austin: Biography, Facts & Quotes

Stephen F. Austin is called the 'father of Texas' for his role in establishing the first American colony in Texas. Though he served as mediator between Mexico and Texas, in time, he supported Texas independence.

Tippecanoe and Tyler Too: Meaning, History & Significance

13. Tippecanoe and Tyler Too: Meaning, History & Significance

'Tippecanoe and Tyler Too' was a campaign slogan for William Henry Harrison and John Tyler in the presidential election of 1840. It helped to catapult the Whig Party to the presidency for the first time in American history.

What Was the Bank War of 1832? - Definition & Summary

14. What Was the Bank War of 1832? - Definition & Summary

The Bank War of 1832 was not a war as we might think of a war today. It did not involve an army or any physical fighting. Instead, it was a heated political battle between Andrew Jackson and the Second Bank of the United States.

Andrew Jackson's Role in the Bank War of 1832

15. Andrew Jackson's Role in the Bank War of 1832

Did you know that the United States has had two different national banks? But what happened to them? This lesson will discuss Andrew Jackson's role in the Bank War of 1832 and how that event brought an end to the Second Bank of the United States.

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