The Age of Jackson and Tennessee's Legendary Leaders

Grades: 3-5


Through an exciting classroom campaign and mock election, students will use hands-on materials and books to explore the lives and careers of Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, David Crockett, Sequoyah, and Sam Houston as well as the pivotal period in American history in which they lived.

Students will experience the excitement and controversy of Jacksonian politics while gaining multiple perspectives from the lives of these famous Tennesseans.  At the end of this election, your students will decide who they think is their favorite Tennessean.

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Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
FREE ADMISSION
 
Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

 

 

 

 
 
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Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
FREE ADMISSION
 
Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

 

 

 

 
 
tn4me