Manifest Destiny- Webquest and Video Analysis with Key - this is an 8 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 18 questions based on a YouTube video and the PBS educational website.
Students will be asked to watch a 5 minute introduction video which will familiarize them with the concept of "Manifest Destiny." The reasons behind Manifest Destiny, the territories it is commonly connected with, and the wars and bloodshed that were a result of Manifest Destiny are all covered. Following the video, students will be directed to a PBS website with a greater amount of detail and information regarding Manifest Destiny. Fears of Mexican and British land claims, trade with Asia, and the Mexican-American War are all discussed in the reading.
This webquest can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan.