This Song and Lesson Packet includes
- An MP3 of the song Louisiana Purchase
- A synopsis/lyric handout with bold key terms
- A vocabulary and definitions handout
- A differentiated 3 tiered worksheet designed for your lower, middle, and highest achieving students.
This song, Louisiana Purchase, explains the events that led to the historic acquisition of the Louisiana Territory from France, authorized by Thomas Jefferson, brokered by Monroe and Livingston, and eventually explored by Lewis and Clark. Students will understand the enormity of this deal and that it doubled the size of the United States, finally stretching the nation from "sea to shining sea".
Key terms and vocabulary include Louisiana Purchase, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and much more.
This song can be sampled at HistoryTunes@iTunes
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