Ch 25: NMTA: Jacksonian Democracy

About This Chapter

Use these video lessons to brush up on the major historical figures and conflicts of Jacksonian democracy in American history. These lessons will help you prepare to take the NMTA Middle Grades Social Science test.

NMTA: Jacksonian Democracy - Chapter Summary

Our instructors guide you through regional tensions over states' rights, Jackson's treatment of Native Americans and other presidents of the Jacksonian movement as you study for history questions on the NMTA Middle Grades Social Science test. The lessons in this chapter focus on the following topics:

  • Sectional tensions during Jackson's presidency over land and tariffs
  • Jackson's Indian Removal Act of 1830 and the resulting Trail of Tears
  • The presidencies of Van Buren and Harrison

These video lessons offer a convenient and time-effective way to prepare for your test. Lessons are less than 10 minutes long and can be watched as many times as you'd like. Quizzes and text transcripts are also available as helpful study tools.

NMTA: Jacksonian Democracy Chapter Objectives

The state of New Mexico requires teachers seeking an endorsement to teach social sciences to middle grades students to take the NMTA Middle Grades Social Science test. The test has 150 multiple-choice questions and is administered in a computer-based format. You will have 3 hours to complete the test.

History questions account for 50% of the test score. The chapter exam included with these lessons provides an opportunity to practice answering multiple-choice questions about Jacksonian democracy in American history.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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