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11.3 A Teacher Guide for Vocabulary Opener
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11.3 A Teacher Guide for Vocabulary Opener

Students will be introduced to the vocabulary in Unit 3A

11.3 B Teacher Guide for Synthesis Activity

U.S. History
Unit 3B: Sectionalism and the Civil War
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11.3 B Teacher Guide for Synthesis Activity

Students will complete a venn diagram and write an essay that responds to the question: "Between 1800 and 1865, to what extent did expansion of US borders lead to / cause / contribute to a rise in sectionalism?"

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American Progress

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American Progress

Students will analyze John Gast's painting American Progress & analyze the effects of manifest destiny.

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Building Context: Geography of North America in 1800

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Building Context: Geography of North America in 1800

Students will examine a map of North America in 1800 and make predictions about American expansion.  

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Close Read 1: Texas Annexation
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Close Read 1: Texas Annexation

Students will read and analyze arguments for and against the annexation of slavery.

Close Read 1: Texas Annexation - Differentiated Example
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Close Read 1: Texas Annexation - Differentiated Example

Students will read and analyze arguments for and against the annexation of slavery

Geographical Context: Northwest Ordinance (1787)

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Geographical Context: Northwest Ordinance (1787)

Students will review an infographic detailing the Northwest Ordinance (1787). 

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Geographical Reasoning Activity: Manifest Destiny & Westward Expansion
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Geographical Reasoning Activity: Manifest Destiny & Westward Expansion

Students will analyze the lyrics of a Schoolhouse Rock video and create a visual representation of Manifest Destiny.

Graphic Organizer: Compromises: Slavery & Expansion
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Graphic Organizer: Compromises: Slavery & Expansion

Students will complete a series of graphic organizers on the compromise of 1820, 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

Lewis and Clark

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Lewis and Clark

Students will evaluate the impact of the Lewis and Clark exploration on Native Americans.  

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Louisiana Purchase - Google Maps

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Louisiana Purchase - Google Maps

Students will analyze an interactive google map and analyze the social, political, and economic effects of the Louisiana Purchase.  

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Louisiana Purchase - Jefferson's Motivations

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Louisiana Purchase - Jefferson's Motivations

Students will analyze two primary sources to learn more about President Jefferson's motivations behind the Louisiana Purchase.  

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