Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History

Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History
Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History
Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History
Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History
Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History
Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History
Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History
Manifest Destiny Primary Source Readings - U.S. History
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This is a series of primary source readings on the Manifest Destiny era of U.S. History (1836-55). Each reading is contains 6-18 questions that are a combination of reading comprehension, DBQs and links to current events (whenever possible).

The readings include:

Cherokees and the Trail of Tears: Andrew Jackson's Inaugural Address 1829, Rep. Edward Everett against the Indian Removal Act, Supreme Court decision and dissent on Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, John G. Burnett eyewitness to Trail of Tears

Lincoln, the Mexican-American War and the Constitution: Rep. Abraham Lincoln letter to William Herndon, James Madison's notes on the Constitutional Convention, John Yoo on war powers.

Civil Disobedience (excerpts) by Henry David Thoreau

Know Nothingism and Anti-Immigrant Bias: Samuel F.B. Morse, Rep. John Smith Chipman

Also contains:
Transcendentalist research paper project (with rubric)
Unit vocabulary list and practice test worksheet

37 pages total.

Note: These readings along with more than 80 others are included in my book “Primary Source American History," along with three mock trials, two mock congresses and several dozen projects and review worksheets. If you like this (or the free readings on my store), consider getting the complete set.
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37 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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