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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.
Trunk Highlights Include:
Five large portraits to be hung in your classroom of Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, Sam Houston,
David Crockett, and Sequoyah’s turban, and Crockett’s coon skin cap
Jackson’s top hat
Sam Houston’s hat
Download The Age of Jackson and Tennessee’s Legendary Leaders Lesson Plan