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Standard 5.0 History

Topic B. Emergence, Expansion and Changes in Nations and Empires

Indicator 2. Evaluate the importance of Jacksonian Democracy and how it represented a change in the social, political and economic life of the United States

Objective a. Explain how the philosophies and policies of the Jacksonian Era represented a move towards greater democratization

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Students will write an extended constructed response explaining how the reforms of the Jacksonian Era made the American political process more democratic.


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