This lesson will not only provide you with a web quest but also discussion and extension lesson activities. The bulk of this lesson requires students to read information from a primary source found online as a means of building their background knowledge about the Thomas Jefferson.
At the end of the lesson, students are expected to:
o Explain why Jefferson passed the Embargo Act and its effect?
o Determine why Jefferson had to use the loose interpretation to buy Louisiana
o Assess why Louisiana Purchase was important to the development of the U.S.?
o What were the successes and failures of Jefferson Presidency?
This lesson provides teachers with a warm-up activity, guided practice activity, independent practice, activity, an extension activity, and project ideas. The bulk of this lesson will require students to complete an activity about Thomas Jefferson.
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