This key concepts for US history based two page close reading details how territories were gained in America during the early 1800s. It reveals both the challenges and rewards of achieving manifest destiny. This lesson includes a two page reading, annotation guide and a bumper sticker template for a wagon moving west!
This Westward Expansion lesson plan is completely student centered! Content covered:
1. The Louisiana Purchase
2. The Mexican Cession
3. Oregon Country
4. Gadsden Purchase
5. Texas Independence and Annexation
6. Conflict with Native Americans
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Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania,