Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United States 1846-48

Students investigate how the United States acquired land after the Revolutionary War ended. In this establishing borders lesson plan, students use maps to identify territories acquired by the US and the states that later developed. Students identify political, social, and economic issues related to the expansion of the United States in the 1840s.

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3rd - 8th
Social Studies & History
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