This PowerPoint includes the following major topics: Manifest Destiny, Santa Fe Trail, Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, Brigham Young, Mountain Men, Donner Party, Mexican-American War, Sam Houston, Santa Anna, Alamo, Battle of San Jacinto, James K. Polk, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Gadsden Purchase, California Gold Rush, etc. (Essential Questions are built into the PowerPoint as well.)
Please see my Guided Notes that coincides with this PowerPoint,
they are ideal for lower-level students that need visuals:
09 - Manifest Destiny - Scaffold/Guided Notes (Blank and Filled-In)
My powerpoint has title slides for each section of the textbook that corresponds with the notes---you could simply edit those slides to have them match the textbook you use in your class.
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