Senate Hearings on Homestead Act

High schoolers research the Homestead Act.  For this American history lesson, students explore the background and process of settlement in the Great Plains in the 1800's.  After they develop a greater understanding of the Homestead Act, they prepare and present a mock Senate hearing which includes arguments for and against the Act.

9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 12 Downloads
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