Students review Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny by making a collage, answering 3 academic questions, and writing a series of brief letters addressing two different points of view on Manifest Destiny. A starter list of 48 topics is provided, including but not limited to: the Gadsden Purchase, Mexican Cession, James Polk, 54'40 or fight, John O'Sullivan, the California Gold Rush, the Spot Resolution, popular sovereignty, Native American Removal, and much more! Depending on your students and classroom resources, this could work for a sub!
Two sample questions include:
--President Polk achieved Manifest Destiny within the bounds of his Executive Powers. Do you agree or disagree with this statement and why?
--Which segment of Westward Expansion was most vital for America’s development and why?
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