To review the events which led to the acquisition of the Oregon Country in 1846.
1 class period
Read with the class the story about the Oregon Country. At the end of each paragraph, have students do the mapwork
After the Map Exercise, give class members 10-15 minutes to do the follow up questions, which help develop critical thinking skills. Discuss answers later in the period.
Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment.