This is Part 2 of a Six-Part US History Scavenger Hunt series where students examine primary source reading passages from major historical events. It focuses on major events in US History during the period of 1820-1859 including: abolition of slavery, the forceful removal of Native Americans, women's rights, and Westward Expansion. It is completely student-centered, GOOGLE Compatible, and ready to print, copy and go! Great for distance learners, paperless classrooms, encouraging independent learning, and creating capable historical thinkers!
Primary Source Topics:
-SLAVERY: Runaway Slave Newspaper Ads
-INDIAN REMOVAL ACT: a letter from Davy Crockett
-WOMEN'S RIGHTS: the Declaration of Sentiments, and Sojourner Truth's "Aint I a
Woman?" speech (which could also tie to Abolition)
-MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR: Polk announces a war with Mexico
-CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH: A miner's story
-ABOLITION: a letter to abolitionist John Brown, and an article written by Frederick
Douglass in the North Star
•A Teacher Guide
•A Cover Page for Student Binders
With all 5 topics, you will get:
- A Primary Source Reading
- A Scavenger Hunt “Can You Find” Chart
- Five “Can You Understand” Questions
- Two “I Can” Short Responses
- A Five-Question, Multiple-Choice Quiz
- One Evidence-Based Long Response Writing Piece
- An answer key for each quiz
- A link to the Google compatible resource
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