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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
The Historical Audacity of the Louisiana Purchase
In order to double the size of the country and make what would become the greatest real estate deal in the history of the United States, Thomas Jefferson had to set aside his beliefs in small government and his strict constructionist...
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Don't miss this fantastic comprehensive lesson plan on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, packed with instructional guidance, worksheets, map work, informational texts, and secondary source materials.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Jefferson & the Louisiana Purchase
After learning about the Louisiana Purchase, assess your class members' understanding of Napoleon Bonaparte's involvement, states included in the purchase, and important key terms (i.e. neutrality, corps of discovery, etc.) associated...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Louisiana Purchase: Worksheet
Celebrate the anniversary of one of the United States' most important land acquisitions with a fun activity. The class answers five matching questions related to those involved with the Louisiana Purchase and then think about what life...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Why Did Federalists Oppose the Louisiana Purchase?
Students study the Louisiana Purchase. In this Louisiana Purchase instructional activity, students read a timeline of the Louisiana Purchase, a modified document written by Alexander Hamilton, and modified letters from Federalists to...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Haitian Revolution (Part 2)
Picking up at the betrayal of Toussaint L'Ouverture by Charles LeClerc during the Haitian (Saint-Domingue) Revolution, this video details the ambiguity of the role of slavery in early 1800's France. Equipped with maps, images, and...
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Cast of Personalities - The Louisiana Purchase
The origins of the state of Arkansas are the focus of this history lesson. Elementary schoolers to high schoolers identify persons associated with the development of the state from the very first European contact to statehood in 1836....
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Louisiana's Indian Tribes At the Time of the Louisiana Purchase
Students research primary readings concerning first hand accounts of the Indian tribes living in and around Louisiana's River systems. They complete a brief character sketch of each tribe characterized in the digital readings. These...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lewis & Clark: The Louisiana Purchase
In this facts about the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition online interactive worksheet, students read information and observe a map of the Louisiana Purchase to answer questions showing their comprehension skills....
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Jeffersonians in Office
If you're looking for a description of the major happenings of the presidencies of both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, then this is the resource for you. Similar to a textbook reading, this learning exercise offers a great deal of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Designing The Character Of Louisiana Purchase Louisianians
Students 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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History