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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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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
United States History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
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