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Westward Expansion Outcomes and Student Ideas for Inquiry

Student Ideas for the Unit

Brad Clark

on 22 February 2011

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Transcript of Westward Expansion Outcomes and Student Ideas for Inquiry

Topic Concept To Develop Reasoning Skills within the Westward Expansion Unit of American History Determine the differences between this era and other eras in U.S. History Describe the major phases of Westward Expansion Make inferences about the experience of Westward Expansion from Multiple Perspectives

Accurately Portray the interaction between different cultures

Cite Specific Examples of the Themes of Interaction: Conflict, Compromise, & Cooperation

Compare modes of Transportation during Westward Expansion to modes of Transportation during Globalisation

Cite Specific Evidence of Economic Growth or Decline in the United States as a Result of Westward Expansion

Define the Concept of Manifest Destiny as it was originally articulated and how the Concept Changed over the course of the 1800's

Generate Relative Criteria for Evaluating the Effectiveness of the United States' Government during the Era of Westward Expansion

Define the Problems associated with expanding Westward

Define the Motivation for Expanding Westward

Create an alternative plan for Expanding Westward considering the following criteria:
Limitations of Transportation
Geographic Concerns
Economic Considerations
Cultural Interaction
Governance Define the problems of Not Expanding Westward. Napoleon and the Purchase Corps of Discovery
Stakeholders Role of Government in the Louisiana Territory War of 1812 Star Spangled Banner
Battle of New Orleans Monroe Doctrine "Monroe was so honest that if you turned his soul inside out there would not be a spot on it. " -Jefferson
"Not only must Latin America be left alone," he warned, but also Russia must not encroach southward on the Pacific coast. ". . . the American continents," he stated, "by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European Power." Some 20 years after Monroe died in 1831, this became known as the Monroe Doctrine.
Born: April 28, 1758 — Westmoreland County, VA
Military: 1776 — joins the Third Virginia Regiment
Politics: 1782 — member of the Virginia House of Delegates
Senator: 1790-1794 — a delegate from Virginia
Ambassador: 1794-1796 — to France under President Washington
Governor: 1799 — (elected in)of Virginia, served four terms
Negotiator: 1803 — purchase of the Louisiana Territory
Foreign Minister: 1803-1807 — to France, England and Spain
Secretary of State: 1811-1817 — under President James Madison
Secretary of War: 1814 — during the War of 1812
President of the US: 1817-1825
Death: July 4, 1831 Simon Bolivar (1783-1830)

Simon Bolivar was one of South America's greatest generals. His victories over the Spaniards won independence for Bolivia, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. He is called El Liberator (The Liberator) and the "George Washington of South America."

Napoleon PWNING Europe Holy Alliance Isolationism Internationalism Trail of Tears Indian Removal Act 1830 Worcester v. Georgia 1832 Jackson Ignores Decision John Ross' Letter to Congress 1835 Treaty of New Echota Manifest Destiny 1839
O' Sullivan City on a Hill
-Winthrop 1630 Mexican State of Texas Annexation Slavery Conflict
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