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Chapter Assessment Technology Activity

Want to show what you know? Use the Internet and the preselected Web sites provided below to complete the end-of-chapter Internet activity.

Andrew Jackson

Designing a Political Campaign Web Site

Andrew Jackson was one of the more colorful figures in American history. His election as president brought significant changes to the nation. Plan a Web site for candidate Jackson for the 1828 presidential campaign. Use the Internet or search the library for information on Jackson's life before the presidency and on the 1828 election.

Design the Web site using the suggestions below.

  • Include biographical facts.
  • Select images that tell Jackson's story.
  • Present his views on the major issues of the day using quotations from speeches and other documents.
  • Locate appropriate links for visitors to your Web site.