Q3W4: February 16-19

TeacherAndrew Wilson
Subject AreaUS History
Grade Level8
Week #24
Unit of InstructionJackson Era
Standard(s) Taught

SS.8.A.4.3 Examine the experiences and perspectives of significant individuals and
groups during this era of American History.

SS.8.A.4.4 Discuss the impact of westward expansion on cultural practices and
migration patterns of Native American and African slave populations.

SS.8.A.4.8 Describe the influence of individuals on social and political developments
of this era in American History.

SS.8.A.4.16 Identify key ideas and influences of Jacksonian democracy

SS.8.A.4.17 Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as each impact this era
of American History.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

 Students will be able to evaluate Andrew Jackson and judge whether Jackson was a tyrant or a champion of the people. 

Students will be able to explain the effects of white settlement on native tribes. 

Students will be able to give advice to those tribes on what to do. 

Classroom Activities

Day 1: 

Remediate tests/work on missing work 

Extra Credit:

Create a cartoon/skit/poster/other format that answers the question – Was the industrial revolution overall good or bad?

  • Have at least 5 reasons (from either side of the argument)

Day 2:

Jackson Notes/Discussion (Slides 1-17) Jackson Era Notes

Exit Ticket

Day 3:


Seminole Wars  – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sJiHmRZyYM

Trail of Tears  – Trail of Tears Docs Trail of Tears Qs

Notes (Slides 20-21 on Jackson Notes above)

Natives and Jackson Paragraph – 

  • How important was Jackson’s role in conflict with natives? Would the conflict with natives have been different without him?
  • Thesis
  • 3 Reasons
Assignments Due

Natives and Jackson Paragraph

Additional Resources

Jackson Era Notes