I have attached two excerpts from Jon Meecham’s Andrew Jackson biography, “American Lion.” The first about Jackson’s childhood. This is relevant considering we are going to talk about Jackson as a transformative figure in American politics. It’s a childhood far removed from comfort and privilege. The second is about Jackson and Indian policy.
We will be looking at these in small groups next week. I will be giving you discussion questions relating to the material.
my white and red children
In approximately 3/4 page, I want you to give me a summary of the nationalist/independence movement taking place in Spain.
What is happening now?
Reaction from Spanish government
History/Backstory about the region
Sky News: Catalonian independence
CNN: Catalonian indpendence
Approximately 400-500 words
Choose three events, actions, people, etc. that best illustrate the worsening relationship between the colonies and Great Britain. Use two documents from http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/era.cfm?eraID=3&smtID=3 to help support your answer.
In approximately 300–400 words respond to the following statement: The Articles of Confederation was a purposefully weak government that proved incapable of running a new country. What role Shay’s Rebellion play in convincing many of the need for a stronger government.
In approximately 300-400 words respond to the following statement: The Constitutional Convention was more about creating stability than expanding rights and putting the Declaration of Independence into practice.