Westward Expansion SOL US1.8a Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
Essential Knowledge <ul><li>Between 1801 and 1861, exploration was encouraged as American underwent vast territorial expansion and settlement. </li></ul>http://www.madison.k12.wi.us/tnl/detectives/kids/WestwardExpansion_.gif
Essential Questions <ul><li>What new territories became part of the United States between 1801 and 1861? </li></ul>
Louisiana Purchase <ul><li>Jefferson bought land from France (the Louisiana Purchase) which doubled the size of the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Louisiana Purchase from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. </li></ul>http://www.craigsams.com/images/Louisiana%20Purchase%20copy.jpg
Florida <ul><li>Spain gave Florida to the United States through a treaty. </li></ul>http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/7/78/250px-East_and_West_Florida_1810.jpg http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/europe/spain/map_of_spain.jpg
Texas <ul><li>Texas was added after it became an independent republic </li></ul>http://www.garwood-voigt.com/catalogues/H24607TexasGray.jpg http://www.seguindescendantshp.com/Texas%201836.jpg
Oregon <ul><li>The Oregon Territory was divided by the United States and Great Britain. </li></ul>http://iloveoregon.com/images/Oregon_Territory_map.jpg
California <ul><li>War with Mexico resulted in California and the Southwest Territory becoming part of the United States. </li></ul>http://www.worldbook.com/wb/images/content_spotlight/lewis_and_clark/mexicancession.gif
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