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Martin Van Buren

American Presidents
  • Int – Adv
  • 1–2 hours
  • 5

In this lesson, students read a short biography about the eighth US president. They review new vocabulary and compare Martin Van Buren to Andrew Jackson.

Lesson Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • descent
  • tavern
  • inn
  • locals
  • attorney
  • tuberculosis
  • widower
  • congenial
  • behind the scenes
  • coalition
  • ticket
  • crisis
  • depression