United States Expansionism

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Students witness the expansion of America from the early colonies through the acceptance of Hawaii as our fiftieth state. Includes a look at the formation of the first 13 colonies, the French and Indian War, The Revolutionary War, The Louisiana Purchase, Florida and the Seminole Indians, The Westward Movement, The Mexican-American War, The California Gold Rush, Manifest Destiny, Oregon Territory, Alaska Purchase, and Hawaii.

Student Application

Take a look at the many events that led 13 colonies from the Revolutionary War to the creation of the United States of America as we know it today.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will know about the founding of the United States of America and the colonies from which it arose. People from all over Europe populated these colonies; they came for many reasons, including trade and freedom.
    1. Roanoke. In 1585 Sir Walter Raleigh founded the first English colony in North America; it was located...

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United States Expansionism
United States Expansionism
United States Expansionism