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Name: Aury Smith

THEJACKSONTIMES
A Newspaper Covering the Presidency of Andrew Jackson

Directions: You will use this doc to create news articles, advertisements, letters to the editor, and political cartoons over the topics
covered in the Andrew Jackson: Rise to Power and Presidential Policies Packet. Be sure to address ALL of the key info you got from
the textbooks, websites, and/or video clip(s).

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: JACKSON TELLS ALL!


(Complete this portion of the newspaper after you read From the Frontier to the White House)

Question 1: Jacksons Answer: My dad died before i was born,so i never got to know him,but i
love playing sports. But what was traumatic was ,when I was 13 I joined the militia
Tell our readers and was captured by the British. A British man ordered me to polish his shoes. I
about your replied Sir i am a prisoner of war, and claim to be treated at such Me saying this
childhood...we hear it caused the British man to hit him with the sword.
was a bit traumatic to
say the least!

Question 2: I would challenge them to a duel,i killed a slave trader who called me such names,i
do not like,a worthless scoundrel
You are known to
have a hot temper
when it comes to
people insulting your
favorite lady. Can
you describe some of
your violent
actions?

Question 3: I am proud of winning and surving during the war for my country.

Describe your early


military career.
What are you most
proud of?
ELECTION OF 1824 RESULTS IN CORRUPT BARGAIN!
(Complete this portion of the newspaper after you read and watch the materials about the Election of 1824.)

The Presidential Candidates:


Candidate #1 Candidate #2 Candidate #3 Candidate #4

Andrew Jackson William Crowford John Quincy


Henry Clay
Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican Democratic-Republican
Democratic-Republican

Read the web article: Election of 1824 and the Andrew,John,Henry and William are all head in
Corrupt Bargain and use this information with what head trying to win the election. The results were
you read in History Alive and saw in the video clip to in for the Electoral College ,and the winner was
write a news article covering the results of the Andrew Jackson. Because nobody had received
election using the provided Google Doc. This must a majority of votes in the electoral college, the
include: House of Representatives had to choose
a. Who was running (picture and name between the top two candidates. Who had won
of each candidate. (see boxes above) the presidency,well it was John Quincy Adams.
b. The results of the Electoral College
c. The reason why the House of
Representatives had to determine
who was president
d. A description of the corrupt bargain
e. And explain who won the presidency
You can use both columns of this chart to type your
article. That way it will look like a newspaper a bit
more. You might want to make up some quotes to
show what Jackson thought of the election results.
ELECTION OF 1828 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ADS:
(Complete this portion of the newspaper after you read & watch the materials about the Election of 1828.)

Doyoureallywantaguywhocaresabout Doyoureallywantaguywithanadulteress
himselfandcorruptscampaigns,ordoyou wifeasyourpresidentandcan'tspelloran
wantsomeonelikemewhoisgonnawork bold,nobleanddedicatedpersonlikeme?
hardforthiscountry.Voteforme! Voteforme!

...Im Andrew Jackson, and I approve this ...Im John Quincy Adams, and I approve this
message. message.

...AND THE ELECTION OF 1828 RESULTS ARE IN:


Jacksons Electoral Votes: 178 Adams Electoral Votes: 83
Jacksons Popular Votes:647,286 Adams Popular Votes: 508,064

EDITORIAL SECTION: THE NULLIFICATION CRISIS


(Complete this portion of the newspaper after you read & watch the materials about the Nullification Crisis.)

LETTER IN SUPPORT OF STATES RIGHTS: LETTER IN SUPPORT OF PRESIDENT


JACKSON:
Dear Editor,
Dear Editor,
Northern States has been booming in new
factories,they have favored the new tariff law that Jackson understood the southerners concerns
was brought on by congress. This law was made to about the tariffs hurting cotton sales to other
encourage the growth of manufacturing in the countries. The law was to raise tariffs on imported
united states,Since higher taxes ment for higher good such as cloth and glass Jackson then signed a
prices for imported factory goods. And it is going new law that lowered the tariffs. Jackson is out
excellent for them and their favorite,but they are here,trying to help you guys out. All you need to
some people who are not liking this new tariff law do is become more supportive.
,but that is besides the point here.

Warm regards, Sincerely,


Aury Smith Aury Smith
POLITICAL CARTOON: BATTLING THE NATIONAL BANK
(Complete this portion of the newspaper after you read & watch the materials about the National Bank.)

Insert a real (primary document) political cartoon showing Jacksons actions with the National Bank here.
OR You may create your own for bonus and turn that in separately on paper.

gave you a picture!


Describe the cartoon. Explain what it shows regarding Jacksons dealings with the National Bank.
Determine whether the cartoon is in support of Jacksons actions or not.

ThiscartoonshowsthattheyaregoingtosupportJackson'sword/action.Thepicture
isshowingtheNationalBankisaskingwhydoyounotlikeme,andJacksonanswered
withapersonbehindhimbackingJacksonup.