U.S. President: Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson was a president of the people. These sites trace his history and his legacy including the “Trail of Tears”. There are audio and video files about Jackson. Political cartoons are featured on another site. Included is an eThemes resource on U.S. Presidents.
Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil & The Presidency
This Andrew Jackson PBS web site provides traditional lesson plans and two webquests for both middle and high school classrooms.
PBS: Expanding Power
Click on "Jackson" under his picture to read more.
American President: Andrew Jackson
This site has many topics including "First Lady" and "Cabinet.
HIstory: Andrew Jackson
Famous historians discuss the life of Andrew Jackson. Additional information about Jackson's personal life, military career, and stint in the White House is provided. NOTE: This site contains advertising.
EDSITEment: Andrew Jackson
Read this lesson plan about Andrew Jackson. The lesson plan is designed for grades 9-12.
Biography of Andrew Jackson
This biography is from the official Whitehouse web site.
PBS: Indian Removal
Read about the historical events that led to the "Trail of Tears."
eThemes Resource: U.S. Presidents
These sites have biographies of the presidents of the United States and their wives. Includes information about election trivia, debates, and inaugural addresses, plus some online games.
eThemes Resource: Trail of Tears
Learn more about Cherokee Indians, Oklahoma reservations, and historical references for the Trail of Tears and the Westward Movement. Includes maps, timelines, and images. There are links to eThemes resources on native American culture and plains Indians.