Please listen to the following podcast on Andrew Jackson and read
the chapters in your textbook in order to answer the questions below. Use the following links:
A New Political Style: From John Quincy Adams to Andrew Jackson (https://openstax.org/books/us-history/pages/10-1-a-new-political-style-from-john-quincy-adams-to-andrew-jackson )
The Rise of American Democracy ( https://openstax.org/books/us-history/pages/10-2-the-rise-of-american-democracy )
The Nullification Crisis and the Bank War ( https://openstax.org/books/us-history/pages/10-3-the-nullification-crisis-and-the-bank-war )
Indian Removal ( https://openstax.org/books/us-history/pages/10-4-indian-removal )
The Tyranny and Triumph of the Majority ( https://openstax.org/books/us-history/pages/10-5-the-tyranny-and-triumph-of-the-majority )
1. What were some of the social and cultural beliefs that became widespread during the Age of Jackson? What lay behind these beliefs, and do you observe any of them in American culture today?
2. Were the political changes of the early nineteenth century positive or negative? Explain your opinion.
3. If you were defending the Cherokee and other native nations before the U.S. Supreme Court in the 1830s, what arguments would you make? If you were supporting Indian removal, what arguments would you make?
4. Does Alexis de Tocqueville's argument about the tyranny of the majority reflect American democracy today? Provide examples to support your answer.
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