Manifest Destiny Reading

Manifest Destiny Reading
Manifest Destiny Reading
Manifest Destiny Reading
Manifest Destiny Reading
Manifest Destiny Reading
Manifest Destiny Reading
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A great READING resource with QUESTIONS and ANSWER KEY included! It focuses on the topic of Manifest Destiny and the start of westward expansion.

Included are 1 page reading, 1 page question sheet and 1 page answer key! Perfect for homework assignments, classwork or reading for test review! Can be used for both middle and high school level.

The reading focuses on breaking down the meaning of Manifest Destiny. It provides a time frame when the concept of Manifest Destiny began and who coined the term. Most importantly, it explains the social, economic and political motivating factors for westward expansion. For instance, the Panic of 1837 (financial recession), the need to display American dominance in North America vs. European powers, religious motivation in spreading Christianity, Jacksonian Era of democracy and nationalism, and American desire for new land and territory. There is also a specific section that analyzes the effects of Manifest Destiny and how it affected Native Americans. It mentions the Black Hawk War conflicts between Native American tribes and Americans, and also the Trail of Tears. Some vocabulary words and key terms included are annex, Panic of 1837, Jacksonian Era, divine will, John O'Sullivan, Black Hawk War, Indian Removal Act of 1830 and Trail of Tears.

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Total Pages
3 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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