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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.


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This Andrew Jackson PBS web site provides traditional lesson plans and two webquests for both middle and high school classrooms.
Click on "Jackson" under his picture to read more.
This site has many topics including "First Lady" and "Cabinet.
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.
Read this lesson plan about Andrew Jackson. The lesson plan is designed for grades 9-12.
This biography is from the official Whitehouse web site.
Read about the historical events that led to the "Trail of Tears."
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.
Learn more about Cherokee Indians, Oklahoma reservations, and historical references for the Trail of Tears and the Westward Movement.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.

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