The purpose of this game is to help students make connections between the presidents in the New Republic and the their key events. They can play the card sort in class as a game, then take the answer key home to study. The game includes multiple rounds and multiple ways to sort the cards.
You will receive:
– Title Cards with images of the first five presidents,
– 52 different key events and vocabulary terms to sort as a review,
– a chart for students to record their answers, and
– an answer key.
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2019 TEKS for 8th Grade US History
(5) History. The student understands the challenges confronted by the government and its leaders in the early years of the republic and the Age of Jackson. The student is expected to:
(A) describe major domestic problems faced by the leaders of the new republic , including maintaining national security, creating a stable economic system, and setting up the court system;
(B) summarize arguments regarding protective tariffs, taxation, and the banking system;
(C) explain the origin and development of American political parties;
(D) explain the causes, important events, and effects of the War of 1812;
(E) identify the foreign policies of presidents Washington through Monroe and explain the impact of Washington’s Farewell Address and the Monroe Doctrine;