Page 6 , Unit 5 Manifest Destiny . Essential Question: How did westward expansion transform the nation? Learning Target: I will be able to discuss the impact of westward expansion on different cultures of the United States Homework: Vocabulary/ finish lesson activity
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Page 6, Unit 5Manifest Destiny
Essential Question: How did westward expansion transform the nation?
Learning Target: I will be able to discuss the impact of westward expansion on different cultures of the United States
Homework: Vocabulary/ finish lesson activity
Formative Assessment: Choose one group of people discussed today in class, and describe how their Culture/ future was changed by westward expansion
Rubric- 1-4 Scale
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John Jacob Astor: American businessman, real estate builder, investor, inventor, writer, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish-American War
Mountain Men: men hired by eastern companies to trap animals for fur in the Rocky Mountains and other western regions of the U.S.
Oregon Trail: 2,000 mile trail stretching through the Great Plains from Missouri to Oregon
Santa Fe Trail: important trade trail west from Missouri to New Mexico
Mormons: member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Bringham Young: settler of the Western United States; President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1847 until his death in 1877
Manifest Destiny: belief shared by many Americans that the U.S. should expand from the Atlantic to the Pacific
James K. Polk: 11th President; led U.S. to victory in Mexican American War
Vaqueros: Mexican cowboys in the West who tended cattle and horses
Californios: Spanish colonists in California in the 1800s
Bear Flag Revolt: revolt against Mexico by Americans in California who declared the territory an independent republic
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: treaty that ended the Mexican War, giving the U.S. much of Mexicoâ€™s northern territory
Gadsden Purchase: U.S. purchase of land from Mexico that included the southern parts of AZ and NM
Read pages 346-349
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Would you have taken a wagon trail West during this time? Why?
How was Manifest Destiny both racist and idealist?
Choose one group of people discussed today in class, and describe how their Culture/ future was changed by westward expansion