This is a project on the westward expansion that took place after the Civil War. In order to complete this project students will use map skills, critical thinking, creativity, and writing. This is a great project for a Social Studies teacher to co teach with an English teacher. This project will also work for a social studies teacher looking to incorporate Language Arts standards into their curriculum.
Note: Teacher must provide a blank US Map for students to complete project. Everything else is included for a great lesson to take place.