Tuesday, March 5, 2019

HIST8 - March 5, 2019


ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: What were the push/pull factors that contributed to American westward expansion in the 1800s?

HOMEWORK: Finish your Territory Expansion Map

TODAY'S AGENDA
  1. Review material from Andrew Jackson Week
  2. Animated Atlas - tracking westward expansion
  3. Westward Expansion Map - MAP HANDOUT HERE and INSTRUCTIONS HERE
  4. BrainPop - Manifest Destiny
  5. Oregon Trail Emulator - CLICK HERE
  6. Analyzing John Gast's American ProgressPAINTING HERE
    • How are animals portrayed?
    • How are Native Americans portrayed?
    • How are white settlers portrayed?
    • How does the artist use light and color to send a message?
    • What or who do you think the robed figure in the middle represents?
    • The title of the painting is American Progress. What is progress, and how is progress represented in this painting?
    • What other details do you notice that seem interesting or important to the message of the painting?
    • What is the message of this painting?


                  HIST8 TABLE OF CONTENTS
                  1. Animated Atlas - tracking westward expansion
                  2. Westward Expansion Map - MAP HANDOUT HERE and INSTRUCTIONS HERE

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