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The Panic of 1837 And the Presidency of Martin Van Buren

Students analyze period political cartoons as they study the causes of the Panic of 1837. They use primary sources to evaluate President VanBuren's response to the panic and public opinion of the results of his policies. Then they stage a debate using one of the editorial cartoons as a focus.

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9th - 12th
United States History
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3 hrs
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