Warm-Up 2/1 Come in, sit down QUIETLY and set-up! Use p. 374 in the RED BOOKto answer these questions: 1) Long before the _____________ _________ Thomas Jefferson had been fascinated by, or interested in, lands in the _______. 2) To find answers about this land, Jefferson sent an ___________ to explore the land. Write the questions ANDanswers!
Warm-Up 2/1 1) Long before the Louisiana Purchase, Thomas Jefferson had been fascinated by, or interested in, lands in the West. 2) To find answers about this land, Jefferson sent an expedition to explore the land.
Louisiana purchase Objective: understand how the United States grew to the West
Louisiana purchase Canada $12 million Mississippi River Rocky Mountains Gulf of Mexico
Louisiana purchase 5 W’s 1. What? - It was land that the United States bought from France for $12 million 2. When? -1803 (or 207 years ago!) 3. Who? - The 3rd President, Thomas Jefferson, bought the land from French leader Napoleon Bonaparte 4. Where? - In between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains 5. Why? - To have control over trade in the Mississippi River
Louisiana purchase: 8 RESULTS The Louisiana Purchase DOUBLED the size of the United States The Louisiana Purchase opened new land for FARMING and FUR TRADING The United States now controlled the MISSISSIPPI RIVER The United States now owned the major PORT at NEW ORLEANS Port
Louisiana purchase: 8 RESULTS 5. With the Louisiana Purchase, Western FARMERS resumed (continued) profitable TRADE Included all or part of the 13 NEW states The Louisiana Purchase ended the THREAT of a FRENCH EMPIRE in America The Louisiana Purchase was the MOST SIGNIFICANT LAND ACQUISITION in U.S. history! Profitable Land Acquisition
Verbal-Visual Vocabulary Picture Word Sentence or Example Definition
Expedition Expedition A journey made for a special purpose I went on an expedition with my family to explore the rides at Kemah.
Now You Try! …Territory Territory Picture Sentence or Example Definition
Territory Territory Texas is part of the United States territory An area of land that belongs to a government
Warm-Up 2/2 Come in, sit down QUIETLY and set-up! Use p. 374 in the RED BOOKto answer these questions: 1) In May 1804, _______ and _______ and other members of the expedition set out ___________ (which means heading west) from ____________, Missouri, along the ___________ River. Write the questions ANDanswers!
Warm-Up 2/2 1) In May 1804, Lewis and Clark and other members of the expedition set out westward (which means heading west) from St. Louis, Missouri, along the Missouri River.
Lewis and Clark Expedition Objective: We will understand the importance of the Lewis and Clark expedition, or journey
Front Cover Lewis and Clark Expedition For 2 years, 4 months and 10 days, explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Louisiana Territory and the Western frontier up to the Pacific Ocean. They traveled with 40 men and a Shoshone guide named Sacagawea and her young son. They traveled by boat, by foot and on horseback. They faced many dangers, but made many discoveries about the land and its Native people. This journey became known as the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Here is their story…. Lewis and Clark Expedition Written and Illustrated by: ______________________________
1. Trace the Lewis and Clark journey in RED2. Color the Louisiana Territory GREEN3. Paste map on INSIDE of FRONT COVER
Lewis & Clark: Page 1 In 1803, the United States doubled in size because of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson asked explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore the Louisiana Territory. Territory means an area of land.
Lewis & Clark: Page 2 On May 21, 1804, Lewis, Clark and 40 other men left St. Louis, Missouri to go on a journey that lasted 2 years, 4 months and 10 days to explore the new land. Expedition means journey.
Lewis & Clark: Page 3 The Lewis and Clark Expedition had 3 goals: 1st Goal: to find a water route to the Pacific Ocean 2nd Goal: to report on all the plants and animals in the territory 3rd Goal: to develop relationships with the Native Americans
Lewis & Clark: Pages 4 & 5 Important People:
Lewis & Clark: Pages 6, 7 and 8 On these pages, you get to use your creativity!! Pretend you are Lewis or Clark. You are writing in your journal about your journey to the West. Describe the journey in your own words. Use your notebook and imagination to write and draw about the things you see, hear, smell, taste and feel!
Lewis & Clark: Rubric Front Cover- colored & name, overall book is neat 10 points Map- Louisiana Territory colored, journey traced 10 points Pages 1 & 2- Introduction- writing & pictures 10 points Page 3- Goals- writing & pictures 20 points Pages 4 & 5- Important people- information & pictures 10 points Pages 6, 7 & 8- Journal (all 5 senses included) & pictures 40 points Sacagawea Dollar