Teach students about Westward Expansion in this easy-to-use PowerPoint and notes set. Students will be able to follow along in the classroom without writing too much. It also allows for easy differentiation for you to help all students be successful. Don't waste your precious planning time anymore and use these notes and PowerPoints to save time.
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⭐ Risks of traveling West
⭐ Motivations for travel
⭐ Wilderness Road
⭐ The Oregon Trail
⭐ Manifest Destiny
⭐ Gold Rush
- 4.22 Describe the experiences of settlers on the overland trails to the West, including the purpose of the journeys and influence of geography.
- 4.23 Examine the impact of President James K. Polk’s view of Manifest Destiny on westward expansion.
- 4.24 Explain the significance of the California Gold Rush in westward expansion.