Ch 11: The American Journey Chapter 11: The Jackson Era

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The Jackson Era chapter of this Glencoe The American Journey Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the Jackson Era. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Jackson Era textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe Jackson Era chapter with which you need help.
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  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Who ran for president in the election of 1824
  • The presidential candidates of the 1828 election
  • How executive power increased under President Jackson
  • The Indian Removal Act of 1830
  • The economic policies of President Jackson
  • The winner of the 1836 presidential election

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6 Lessons in Chapter 11: The American Journey Chapter 11: The Jackson Era
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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.

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

2. 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.

President Andrew Jackson and the Age of the Common Man

3. 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.

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

4. 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.

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.

Presidents Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison

6. 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.

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