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Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase

Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase
Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase
Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase
Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase
Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase
Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase
Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase
Manifest Destiny- Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, Gadsden Purchase
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Manifest Destiny

United States Pursues Manifest Destiny: Thirteen Colonies, Louisiana Purchase, Florida Territory, Texas, Mexican Cession, Adams-Onis Treaty, and the Gadsden Purchase

Aim: How did the United States pursue Manifest Destiny?

Included in this product:
• Cover Page
• Student centered Do Now question
• Manifest Destiny Territory Clues with corresponding graphic organizer
• Documents include clues on:
- 13 colonies
- Louisiana Purchase
- Florida and the Adams-Onis Treaty
- Texas Annexation
- Mexican Cession and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
- The Oregon Territory and Treaty with Great Britain
- The Gadsden Purchase
• How did the U.S. pursue Manifest Destiny? Graphic Organizer
• Territory Map for student highlighting and labeling
• Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking Question
• Answer Key for Teachers

Students will analyze the clues describing the territories the United States acquired throughout history leading up the Gadsden Purchase. Students will complete the graphic organizer based on the clues and their knowledge of Social Studies. Students will label the territory map with the corresponding territory acquisitions.

Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, analyzing clues and making conclusions, creating arguments with evidence

Differentiation: cooperative {students may work in pairs/groups according to teacher's discretion for graphic organizer}; students argue their opinions and make predictions using relevant examples and details from the lesson and their knowledge of social studies.

★ Note - You can use this lesson as a cooperative group activity.

★ You can find all my Manifest Destiny Unit lessons and activities HERE.

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Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes
United States Clip Art by KERRI'S ART CORNER
Clip Art by Educlips
KG Fonts

© Lauren Webb 2015 {a social studies life}
For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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11 pages
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1 hour
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