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Ridgway US History Episode 23: Internal Slave Trade, Expansion West, Texas, & the Alamo
This lesson traces the development & consequences of the internal slave trade & the spread of Americans westward and explain the context of the battle at the Alamo and analyzes varying interpretations over time of the conflict.
-Map & graph-based warmup on the spread of slavery westward & growth of Southern cotton production from 1800-1860.
-Includes integrated video & a higher-order thinking question.
-In-depth mini lesson on American settlement in Texas & the eventual conflict at the Alamo.
-Includes digital & physical Cornell-notes.
-An analysis activity of the varying Hollywood interpretations of the battle at the Alamo.
Formats: Google Apps, Word, PowerPoint, PDF.
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Tags: Ridgway US History, Cotton, Westward Expansion, Slave Trade, Alamo, Mexico, Immigration, Lopez de Santa Anna, Texas, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, William Travis, The Alamo