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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The State Museum is currently CLOSED at this location and scheduled to open at a NEW location in October 2018
Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

The Tennessee Military Branch Museum is open for visitors.
Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
301 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37243
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The State Museum is currently CLOSED at this location and scheduled to open at a NEW location in October 2018
Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

The Tennessee Military Branch Museum is open for visitors.
Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
301 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37243
FREE ADMISSION
 

 

 

 

 
 
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