This thorough packet on the Manifest Destiny and Sectionalism is a perfect unit guide to help students understand all of the key concepts, people, and events they need to know for both units in US History!
The 9-page packet includes engaging pages on all every aspect of American expansion in the 1800's and the sectionalism crisis that came with it. There's also standards-based Essential Questions to guide your whole unit!
It starts off with a short introductory reading on Manifest Destiny and Sectionalism, followed by the standards-based essential questions, then pages dedicated to each of the following:
Content covered includes the Battle of the Alamo, Gold Rush, Oregon Trail, Transcendentalism, key compromises, and much more!
There are engaging analysis questions throughout the packet so that students are not just copying information, but thinking about the key concepts. Pages feature primary source excerpts and quotes, images for students to analyze, mapping to help improve geography skills, and more. It can be split up and used as worksheets or as a complete packet!
Also included is an editable Google Docs version of the entire packet. This version features links to great online sources and is perfect for those of you who have gone paperless or use Google Classroom. A link to online readings to use with the printed version is included as well!
All the major people, conflicts, and events of this period in US History are covered in this packet. It's the perfect resource to use throughout your unit to keep your students focused on what they need to know!
A complete answer key is also included for your convenience.
This resource can also be downloaded as part of my complete Manifest Destiny and Sectionalism Complete Unit Plan Bundle.
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