American Presidents

American Presidents: Life Portraits Exhibit
9-12 Grade Student Activity

Andrew Jackson

Meet the 7th president!
Andrew Jackson spoke with confidence to the public in saying that he would make a great president. True or False?

Look closer!
The caption under the picture states: Andrew Jackson in a daguerreotype. How would you describe a daguerreotype? Compare the oil portrait of Andrew Jackson with the daguerreotype of Andrew Jackson. Note similarities and differences that you observe in these two pictures.

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