Ch 25: Jacksonian Democracy - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science

About This Chapter

Refresh your knowledge of the Jacksonian period of United States history by reviewing this chapter. These video lessons will help develop your understanding of information on which you may be tested during the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam.

Jacksonian Democracy: ORELA Middle Grades Social Science - Chapter Summary

This chapter will thoroughly detail the social and political climate of the United States during the presidencies of Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, and William Henry Harrison. In these video lessons, you will review historical topics that will prove beneficial to know for the exam, including:

  • Sectional tensions and the growing states' rights debate
  • Indian Removal Act of 1830 and the Trail of Tears
  • The administrations of Presidents Van Buren and Harrison

If you have any questions while viewing the lessons, you may contact the expert instructors, who are available and willing to provide any assistance necessary. After completing each lesson, be sure to take the self-assessment quiz to practice answering history-based multiple-choice questions.

Jacksonian Democracy: ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Objectives

Prior to teaching social sciences to middle school students, you must attain the proper licensure. The ORELA Middle Grades Social Science test ascertains how well you comprehend information pertaining to four domains. Half of the 150 multiple-choice questions fall under the history domain, which is broken into numerous objectives. One of these objectives is the ability to demonstrate an understanding of U.S. history from 1789-1877, including an examination of political and constitutional developments of the Jacksonian era. This chapter will detail the events of the Jacksonian era to help you answer any pertinent questions on the exam.

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