Unit Four Activities

Abolitionism
Download the reading here. Use the reading to complete this graphic organizer. Attach in your spiral.


Immigration
Download the reading here. Using the Supplemental Reading Instructions, answer the following questions in complete sentences in your spiral:

  1. What is nativism?
  2. How does the Native American Party compare contemporary immigrants with those of the previous two centuries?
  3. How does the Native American Party feel about recent democratic reforms giving more people the right to vote?
  4. What ominous future scenarios does the Native American Party project for America?
  5. According to Thomas Nichols on what basis do people have a “right” to emigrate?
  6. According to Nichols what benefits do immigrants bestow on America?
  7. How does Nichols characterize opponents of immigrants?


Jackson Reading
Download the reading here. Take notes over the reading in your spiral.


Jackson’s Presidency
Use the Jackson reading to complete this graphic organizer. Add the assignment to your table of contents. Attach the graphic organizer in your spiral.


King Andrew The First Short Answer Questions
Use the cartoon below to answer the questions that follow in complete sentences in your spiral.

Pasted Graphic 1

  1. Explain the point of view reflected in the cartoon above regarding ONE of the following: presidential powers, American Indians, economic policy, or states’ rights.
  2. Explain how ONE element of the cartoon expresses the point of view you identified in Part A.
  3. Explain how the point of view you identified in Part A helped to shape ONE specific U.S. government action between 1824 and 1844.