This is the simple Westward Expansion map set you've been looking for! Perfect for middle school, it includes a Westward Expansion Map plus a Map Key, two on one page (perfect for teachers printing lots of copies), and also a page of straight-forward, clear directions to go with EACH land acquisition! The directions pages are editable Microsoft Word format so you can tweak the wording to make it fit perfect for YOUR classroom.
Land acquisitions include: 1) Original US, 2) Louisiana Purchase, 3) Florida (Adams-Onis Treaty), 4) Annexation of Texas, 5) Oregon Country, and 6) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
**Ipad-friendly directions can be edited to fit non-ipad classrooms by removing the last step on each page of directions.