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Standard 4-5.2

4-5.2 Explain the motivations and methods of migrants and immigrants, who moved West, including economic opportunities, the availability of rich land, and the countrys belief in Manifest Destiny.

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".