This lesson is a social studies lesson for grades 11 and 12 on Jacksonian democracy. Through this lesson students will be able to understand the characteristics of Jacksonian democracy, expanded suffrage, the importance of elected officials, the supremacy of federal over state, and the Indian removal. Students will have an understanding of the positive and negative aspects of this era. In this lesson, the class will be tiered into groups based on ability and interest where students will collaborate to create a news broadcast about the time period.
Devlin, Michael, "Grades 11- 12 Jacksonian Democracy" (2009). Social Studies. 1.