Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity

Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity
Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity
Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity
Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity
Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity
Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity
Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity
Manifest Destiny Perspective Analysis and Categorization Activity
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This activity works well in an 11th grade US History class to analyze the positive and negative aspects of manifest destiny from a variety of perspectives. The lesson is organized on a Power Point presentation that can be easily modified to better serve your needs.

The structure of the lesson is as follows:
1. Warm Up- POV Activity Discussion:
a. What were some of the positive aspects of Manifest Destiny/westward expansion?
b. What were some of the negative or potential growing problems that could have developed as a Manifest Destiny/westward expansion?
2. Categorization Wrap Up
a. Individuals will choose one of the 2 category topics below to sort at least 10 of the 14 key terms.
i. Once you’ve placed the item, write 1-2 sentences explaining why you placed the item in this category.
b. Choose either:
i. Social/Political/Economic OR
ii. States’ Rights / Federal Power
3. Have both categorization charts on the white board. Have student come up and write down the terms where they think they belong.
a. Discuss as a class

File Includes:
Manifest Destiny Power Point with a POV activity and categorization practice *Editable

Materials Needed:
Textbooks and laptops or computer lab access for research
Ability to project information- LCD projector for in class presentations

*You can also find this item in the following unit bundle:

US History Complete Unit Colonialism to Reconstruction
Total Pages
11 pages
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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