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The Jackson Game

Research Resource Page

Welcome to The Jackson Game! We hope you enjoy your stay in the nineteenth century! The first thing you will need to do is find out which role you are playing. Then, you will need to read all of Chapter 9 in your textbook and review Mr. Laskowski's Presentation on Jacksonian Democracy. As you conduct your research in preparation for the Game, you will probably want to spend some time at the school library. You might also want to investigate the amazing history research database, as well as the sites below.

Andrew Jackson

Presidential Biography
Another Biography
Jackson’s Home
Intellectually Dubious Biography
Speeches and Papers of Andrew Jackson
Jackson on Indian Removal
Jackson on Nullification
Disturbingly Obsessive Collection of Jacksonia
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
The Bank Fight

John Quincy Adams

Presidential Biography
Another Biography
Congressional Biography
Inaugural Address
Adams on Foreign Policy
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
The Bank Fight
Henry Clay
Henry Clay site
Congressional Biography
Clay Biography
Political Contributions
On the Bank Veto
On Political Power
Lincoln’s Eulogy of Clay
Congressional Debates Page
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
The Bank Fight
John C. Calhoun

Congressional Biography
Calhoun on the Issues
Calhoun on Slavery
Calhoun on Abolition
Dubious Source for Calhoun on Trade
Exposition and Protest
Calhoun Against the Force Bill

Calhoun Speech on the Compromise of 1850 (for perspective purposes only)
Congressional Debates Page
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
The Bank Fight

Martin Van Buren
Presidential Biography
Another Presidential Biography
Congressional Biography
Kinderhook Site
Inaugural Address
Curious Van Buren Obituary
Congressional Debates Page
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
The Bank Fight
Daniel Webster
Congressional Biography
Webster Biography
Congressional Debates Page
Webster Speeches
Union Address
Letter to Webster on Nullificationl
The Bank Fight
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.

Northern Industrialist and Stockholder in the Second Bank of the United States

Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
Jackson on Indian Removal
The Bank Fight
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Jackson on Nullification
Nullifcation Crisis

Small Debtor Farmer from Illinois

Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
Jackson on Indian Removal
The Bank Fight
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Jackson on Nullification
Nullifcation Crisis

Eastern Urban Laborer

Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
Jackson on Indian Removal
The Bank Fight
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Jackson on Nullification
Nullifcation Crisis
South Carolina slave holder and Fireeater

Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
Jackson on Indian Removal
The Bank Fight
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Jackson on Nullification
Exposition and Protest
Nullifcation Crisis

Virginia slave holder and Unionist
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
Jackson on Indian Removal
The Bank Fight
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Jackson on Nullification
Nullification Crisis
Small Cotton Farmer from Tennessee
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
Jackson on Indian Removal
The Bank Fight
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Jackson on Nullification
Nullification Crisis

New York newspaper Editor, Political Activist and Former Member of the Anti-Masonic Party

Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
Jackson on Indian Removal
The Bank Fight
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Jackson on Nullification
Nullification Crisis
Free black abolitionist from Mass. & writer for The Liberator
Anti-Slavery Society Constitution
Cherokee Nation v. U.S.
Jackson on Indian Removal
The Bank Fight
Jackson’s Bank Veto
Jackson on Nullification
Nullification Crisis

 

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