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Parent Connections for Social Studies - Eighth Grade Semester 1 - Age of Jackson

Listen as Andrew Jackson talks about his presidency

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In Age of Jackson – Democracy Expands, students will discover the impact of the election of Andrew Jackson, including expanded suffrage.

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They will also analyze the reasons for the removal and resettlement of Cherokee Indians during the Jacksonian era, including the Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears. Students will be able to identify ways conflicts between people from various racial, ethnic, and religious were resolved.

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