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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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DBQ: Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans, Women, and Chinese immigrants

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DBQ: Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans, Women, and Chinese immigrants

Students will examine documents related to westward expansion and its impact on Native Americans, Women, and Chinese Immigrants. 

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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.

Legislation for Westward Expansion

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Legislation for Westward Expansion

Students will examine an image and connect it to either the Pacific Railway Act and / or the Homestead Act 

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Teacher Guide for Geographical Reasoning Activity: Manifest Destiny & Westward Expansion

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

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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay: Westward Expansion
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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay: Westward Expansion

Teacher guide for thematic essay prompt: westward expansion

Thematic Essay: Westward Expansion
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Thematic Essay: Westward Expansion

Students will write an essay in which they: describe three actions taken by the federal government to encourage westward expansion between 1850 and 1900 and evaluate at least two social, political, or economic impacts of westward expansion.

Unit 3A Synthesis Activity

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Unit 3A Synthesis Activity

Students will recall content learned in unit 3A and organize and align content according to the four unit themes (constitutional principles, citizenship, environment, and government).  Students will then use this content as evidence to answer the unit 3A essential questions. 

Unit 3B Synthesis Activity

U.S. History
Unit 3B: Sectionalism and the Civil War
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Unit 3B 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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