After Andrew Jackson became president, he rewarded many of his supporters with high-level government jobs. This practice became known as the spoils system. Many of Jackson’s critics objected to it and called it unethical.
If you were president, would you give your friends important jobs? Why or why not?
American History 1
What is a "bellringer"?
A "bellringer" is an opening activity for our class. It will usually consist of a short writing prompt related to a topic we will cover in class each day.
Read the blog post with today's opening question. Respond to the question with a paragraph of about 5 sentences.