Unit 5 - Jacksonian Democracy 1820-1850

Ch. 13-16, 18

1. Explain the importance of nationalism and sectionalism in the era dominated by Andrew Jackson.

2. In what ways and to what extent did the forces of growth and expansion beginning with the Constitution contribute to disunion?

Unit Themes:
  1. Emergence of the Second American Party System
  2. The "Common Man" and expansion of democracy
  3. Reform movements and the American character
  4. Geographic and economic expansion
  5. the Industrial Revolution comes to America
  6. Rise of Sectionalism
  7. Scientific and religious developments

Andrew Jackson

Antebellum Reformers

Early 19c Industrialization In America

Manifest Destiny

Jason Ito,
Dec 1, 2011, 11:30 AM