Louisiana Purchase- High School
This is approximately a 45-60 minute lesson plan focusing on the importance of The Louisiana Purchase. Beginning with background knowledge with an interactive introduction, the bulk of this lesson discusses the following questions: (1) Describe why and how the Louisiana Purchase took place.
(2) Explain the aftermath of the Louisiana Purchase.
(3) Analyze how the Louisiana Purchase and the journey of Lewis and Clark changed the landscape of the United States.
An added bonus to this lesson includes extensions that can easily be used in any classroom to meet the needs of any struggling or advanced student.