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Standard 4-5

4-5 The student will demonstrate an understanding of westward expansion of the United States and its impact on the institution of slavery.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Manifest Destiny Inquiry
Manifest Destiny Inquiry

Lesson

Students will learn about manifest destiny and westward expansion through inquiry. They will then create a piece of art to represent manifest destiny using the famous painting "American Progress".

History Comes Alive
History Comes Alive

Lesson

This integrated unit will encompass three parts. Students will begin by selecting a historical key figure they have studied during their time in 4th grade. After selecting their key figure, students...

Andrew Jackson | S.C. Hall of Fame
Andrew Jackson | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

General Andrew Jackson was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina in 1767. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Jackson became a lawyer and moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He was...