Teaching Assignment: Students explore the Electoral College as it was debated during the Election of 1824 – CLICK HERE
Summative Assessment: Students analyze the relationship between two different presidential policies using a graphic organizer (created by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History) – CLICK HERE
Primary Source Collection: The University of Mary Washington provides over 38,000 documents written by and to James Monroe – CLICK HERE
Primary Source Collection: This collection, created by the Massachusetts Historical Society, contains John Quincy Adams’s diary, family correspondence, and a family timeline – CLICK HERE
- Monroe’s First Inaugural Address.
- William M. Gouge, A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States (New York: Augustus M. Kelly, 1968), 110.
- McCulloch v. Maryland is found at 17 U.S. (4 Wheat.) 316.
- Thomas Jefferson, Letter to John Holmes, April 22, 1820. Koch & Peden, The Life and Selected Writings of Thomas Jefferson (New York: Random House, 1993), 637.
- Neal Primm, history section of article on Missouri, Merit Students Encyclopedia (New York: MacMillan Educational Corp., 1979), 12:369.
- Gibbons v. Ogden is found at 22 U.S. 1.
- Quoted in Morison, The Oxford History of the American People, 413.
- Examples: cotton prices, cents per pound. North Carolina, 1810, 18.9; 1820, 16.8; 1830, 12.2. North Carolina Business History, historync.org/cotton.htm. New Orleans, 1824, 17.9; 1826, 9.3; 1830, 8.4. Lewis Cecil Gray, History of Agriculture in the Southern United States to 1860, 1027. Cotton production: 1800, 156,000 bales; 1830, 976,000 bales. Clarence B. Carson, A Basic History of the United States, volume 3, The Sections and the Civil War 1826-1877 (Wadley, Alabama: American Textbook Committee, 1985), 12.