Using the painting "American Progress" by John Gast, students will evaluate America's idea of Manifest Destiny. With their evaluation, students are asked to provide evidence as seen in the painting to support their choice.
Use this image analysis as a preview to your Westward Expansion unit OR as a closure / wrap up to your Westward Expansion unit! The flexibility allows the teacher to determine the best fit for their classes.
*Please follow me on Instagram & Twitter: @Howsonhistory
*If you enjoyed this product, please look for the "FOLLOW ME" green star near my store's logo and click it to become a follower. You will be the first to see new products and future sales.
*How to get TPT credit: Please go to your My Purchases page (you may need to login). Next to each purchase there is a "Provide Feedback" button. Click it and you will be taken to a page where to give a rating and leave a comment for the product. Every time you give feedback, TPT gives you feedback credits that can be used on the cost of future purchases.