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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 country’s belief in Manifest Destiny.

Grade(s): 4

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Manifest Destiny Inquiry
Manifest Destiny Inquiry


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".