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Using Political Cartoons to Understand Historical Events
Examine historical perspectives through the use of political cartoons. Learners complete analysis activities related to the president's title, the establishment of the national bank, and the Jay Treaty.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 99 Downloads
Cartoons for the Classroom: Nationalizing Banks
Do your economists understand the complexities of the recent financial crisis? Use this political cartoon analysis worksheet to shed some humor and light on the nationalization of banks. The cartoonist utilizes irony to make his point. Three talking points guide deeper thinking as learners analyze the issue, create a new caption, and determine the artist's stance.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Andrew Jackson vs. The National Bank
Students explore Andrew Jackson's vision for the National Bank. In this Jackson presidency lesson, students determine why Jackson vetoed the National Bank's Charter and indentify the causes of the Panic of 1837.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 35 Downloads
New Review Interesting Interest Rates
Your young bankers compare earning interest accumulated yearly and monthly to decide which method most increases their balance. Using an exponential function to model the bank balance affords the learners more practice connecting these handy equations to a real-life context.
9th - 12th Math 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
History of Money and Banking in the U.S.
Why was there a lack of confidence in the money and banking system of the early United States government? What historical events led to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System? Here you'll find reading materials and worksheets to help your class members learn more about the early history of banking in the nation.
1 min 11th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Should the United States Have a Central Bank?
Students assess the validity of a national bank. They study the importance of McCullough v. Maryland. They review the arguments of Hamilton and Jefferson. They analyze the Tenth Amendment and the debate over state v. federal power. They review tight v.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 16 Downloads
Condon National Bank
Use maps, readings, and photographs to analyze the historic, cultural, and social conditions surrounding the activities of the Dalton brothers and their gang. Learners identify how the residents of Coffeyville defended themselves against the gang.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Cartoon Analysis Worksheet Key National Bank
In this primary source analysis activity, students examine a political cartoon about the American National Bank and then respond to 10 analysis questions about the cartoons they select. The cartoon is not included and answers to each of the questions are provided.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 55 Downloads
James Madison: From Father of the Constitution to President
Students investigate reasons why James Madison is called the "Father of the Constitution." They discuss three events during his presidency that raised constitutional questions and look at Madison's opinions of those questions. They complete the associated worksheets.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 25 Downloads
Fine Tuning a Nation: Using Cartoons
Students examine political cartoons to gain an understanding of the political issues that George Washington faced. In this historical perspectives activity, students analyze political cartoons about the National Bank, the title presidents, early unsettlement, the Whiskey Rebellion, and Westward Expansion.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 55 Downloads
James Madison: The Second National Bank-Powers Not Specified in the Constitution
Young scholars discover the events that occurred during James Madison's presidency that raised constitutional questions. They investigate Madison's reaction to at least one event and complete the associated worksheets.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 16 Downloads
Andrew Jackson and the Bank War
Ninth graders examine primary documents and secondary sources to analyze the life and presidency of Andrew Jackson in the first half of the nineteenth century. In this American History lesson, 9th graders analyze documents related to the Market Revolution and the role of the federal government in that revolution.
9th Social Studies & History 7 Views 38 Downloads
New Review George Washington: A National Treasure
Take a closer look at the life and presidency of George Washington with this great set of lesson plans and worksheets. The resource includes a timeline of the president's life and multiple opportunities for primary source and image analysis.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 38 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Causes of the American Revolution
Beginning with the experience of hearing that lockers in school will be taxed, through analysis of political cartoons and informational text, and culminating in a debate between loyalists and patriots, your class members will engage in a comprehensive review of the causes of the American Revolution.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 106 Views 90 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Constitutionality of a Central Bank
Considering the expressed and implied powers of Congress, was it constitutional for the United States to establish the Second National Bank in the early nineteenth century? What is the constitutionality of the Federal Reserve System?
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Political Parties Rest in Peace
Before Democrats and Republicans, there were Whigs, Dixiecrats, Federalists and Anti-Federalists, Populists, Prohibitionists, Progressives, and the list goes on. Your young historians will discover the evolution of political parties in the United States, as well as the role of third parties, through an engaging activity where they will design tombstones and eulogies for these historical, "dead" parties.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What is the Legacy of the New Deal?
Prepare your pupils for full-fledged political discussions with a scaffolded seminar process. Before talking about the topic, class members have a couple of days to respond to a question in writing, using the two listed reading selections as evidence.
10th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Zimbabwe's New Currency
In this Zimbabwe's new currency learning exercise, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Zimbabwe's new currency.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 32 Views 1 Download
Marbury vs. Madison
In this political science worksheet, students read the significance, background and decision on three major United States court cases. The court cases include Marbury vs. Madison, McCulloch vs. Maryland and Gibbons vs. Ogden.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 9 Downloads
Banking for Your Future
Students get a handle on their own personal finances. They discover how banks work, how to plan and stick to a budget, and other helpful tips on managing money. They study the Federal Reserve System, which oversees the nation's banks.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 62 Downloads