Day 1: Andrew Jackson's Native American policy. What kind of President was Andrew Jackson? What were his problems with the Bank of the United States? Jackson's Legacy?
HW: Presidential Projects due Jan. 9 -- Madison & Monroe -- Podcast on the Blog on Andrew Jackson & the Indian Removal Act
Day 2: Finish Andrew Jackson's Presidency. The Epic Fails 1837--1844 of Three Poor Presidents but an era of Westward Expansion! Manifest Destiny and the nation's booming movements
HW: Presidential Projects due Jan. 9 -- Madison & Monroe
Day 3: Why move West? Why did they go west in the 1830s--1850s? Who went, what did they bring, what problems/events happened out west?
HW: Presidential Projects due Jan. 9 -- Madison & Monroe -- Listen to the Podcasts on the "1840s" & "Manifest Destiny!"
Upcoming Due Dates: ***Subject to Change***
January 9 -- Presidential Projects -- J. Madison & J. Monroe
January 20 -- Presidential Projects -- J. Q. Adams & Andrew Jackson!
January 23/24 -- Test on Madison, Monroe, J.Q. Adams, Jackson, Van Buren and Westward Expansion!
January 30 -- Introduce President Research Paper Assignment
February 3 -- Presidential Projects -- M.Van Buren, W. H. Harrison, J. Tyler & J. K. Polk!
February 10 -- Presidential Projects -- Z. Taylor, M. Fillmore, & F. Pierce
February 17 -- Presidential Projects -- J. Buchanan & A. Lincoln* (*Tentative)
February 24 -- Twenty Note Cards Due for President Research Paper
March 9 -- Research Paper Outline Due
March 23 -- President Research Paper Due (No Exceptions!) -- This is a fourth quarter grade for both Language Arts & Social Studies. More details to come.