Manifest Destiny and Western Expansion Webquest Bundle- All Keys Included
This 12 document bundle includes assignment that cover the origins of the western expansion of America, the wars resulting in expansionism, the destruction of the Native Americans, the conflict caused between the North and South regarding the expansion of slavery, and much more. Students will use the History.com website, the PBS educational website, online encyclopedias, and YouTube to answer questions in these webquests. History.com and PBS provide students with access to documentary videos, audio recordings, historical sources, historic pictures/videos, and in depth articles detailing the subject matter. YouTube videos, including several Crash Course U.S. History videos, will help students learn in a differentiated method as opposed to simply reading and answering questions from a textbook.
The 12 Webquests include:
- The Indian Removal Act and Trail of Tears
- The Kansas-Nebraska Act
- Manifest Destiny
- The Mexican-American War
- The Oregon Trail and Donner Party
- The Spanish- American War
- The Alamo
- The Louisiana Purchase
- The Missouri Compromise
- The Monroe Doctrine
- The Building of the Transcontinental Railway
- Western Expansion and the American-Indian Wars
All of these resources require zero prep, students will engage history through technology and learn about Manifest Destiny and the Expansion of America in a new and fun way! These resources can be used as an excellent introduction to the topic of Manifest Destiny, as research for a Manifest Destiny project, simple to use sub plans, or as a review/study guide.