This PowerPoint activity was designed for PearDeck which is an interactive slide show presenter. Even though this was designed for classrooms where students have their own laptops, it can also be utilized in any room with just a smart board. The goal of the activity is to introduce students to the chapter/unit by exploring primary sources.
Two on The Louisiana Purchase; one from Alexander Hamilton, and a letter from Rufus King to Thomas Pickering.
One on Marburg Madison; excerpt from the court decision.
Three on The War of 1812; one from Felix Grundy, one from John Rudolph, and one from Pierre Berton.
One from the Monroe Doctrine; excerpt from Monroe's speech.
21 questions in total.