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Why Did Federalists Oppose the Louisiana Purchase?
Students study the Louisiana Purchase. In this Louisiana Purchase lesson plan, students read a timeline of the Louisiana Purchase, a modified document written by Alexander Hamilton, and modified letters from Federalists to determine why Federalists opposed the Louisiana Purchase.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 5 Downloads
Survey of the Louisiana Purchase in 1815
Students explore the survey of the Louisiana Purchase by creating their own surveying and mapping techniques such as natural maps, pace maps, and orienting. Other students then try to follow the maps.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 116 Downloads
The Louisiana Purchase: Reading and Quiz
In need of informational text and a related quiz regarding the Louisiana Purchase? Here are four pages containing basic information on Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon, Manifest Destiny, and the Louisiana Purchase, plus a 15-question quiz.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 65 Views 132 Downloads
Students explore U.S. territorial expansion. In this Louisiana Purchase lesson, students investigate how the purchase was funded and determine how diplomatic actions were part of the land transfer. Students analyze several primary sources that are provided within the lesson.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 30 Views 229 Downloads
Designing The Character Of Louisiana Purchase Louisianians
Pupils investigate the history of the Louisiana Purchase. They gather information using a digital library and internet resources. The information is used to construct a detailed summary of how the people of time lived. They also use the information to sketch a character from the time.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads
Blessings of a Free Government: The Louisiana Purchase in 1803
Students may take part in a multitude of activities listed such as creating political cartoons, comparison papers, and creating a portfolio to reinforce concepts and ideas surrounding the Louisiana Purchase.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 68 Downloads
Manifest Destiny, Louisiana Purchase, and Lewis and Clark
Students take a closer look at Westward Movement. In this Manifest Destiny lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Students then participate in a simulation that requires them to consider what it would be like to explore and settle unfamiliar territory.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 24 Views 64 Downloads
Globe Skills Lesson 6 The Louisiana Purchase
Students explore the Louisiana Purchase territory. In this geography skills lesson plan, students use map skills in order to plot and note latitude and longitude, measure scale distance, and locate landforms that were part of the Louisiana Purchase.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 39 Downloads
Take It Or Leave It
Third graders examine the significance of the Louisiana Purchase and the journey of Lewis and Clark, and discuss "needs" versus "wants". They listen to a story, plan for a journey like Lewis and Clark, create a list of supplies, and complete a worksheet.
3rd Social Studies & History 10 Views 17 Downloads
First graders examine the significance of the Louisiana Purchase and the journey of Lewis and Clark. They listen to a story, analyze a map, compare/contrast the Jefferson Peace Medal and the Peace Medal nickel, and design a peace and friendship medal.
1st Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 Downloads
While learning about the Louisiana Purchase, pupils practice map skills. This motivating lesson has them answer questions about the Louisiana Territory and the United States. It provides a quick and easy way review of skills and the American History.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 24 Views 123 Downloads
We're Going on a Bison Hunt
Students examine significance of Louisiana Purchase and the journey of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery, and compose journal entry to demonstrate their knowledge of the use of the American bison as a resource to both the Corps and American Indians.
K Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Les Francais en Amerique
Students, after researching the routes of the early French explorers, visit the Museum of Fort LeBoeuf, which leads to the Louisiana Purchase (American/French accounts) and its differences in historical perspectives. In addition, they watch a French video Les Voyageurs.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 6 Downloads