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Westward Expansion/Crash Course US History #24

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Title:

Westward Expansion/Crash Course US History #24

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/5738318e-dbc6-4397-8f5c-d3276afcccb5/westward-expansion-crash-course-us-history-24/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

In this video from PBSLearningMedia, John Green teaches students about the Wild, Wild West, which as it turns out, wasn't as wild as it seemed in the movies. This video can be used to introduce Westward Expansion, Texas Annexation, Mexican Cession, and the Louisiana Purchase. 

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 10
United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
13 ) Summarize major legislation and court decisions from 1800 to 1861 that led to increasing sectionalism, including the Missouri Compromise of 1820, the Compromise of 1850, the Fugitive Slave Acts, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the Dred Scott decision. [A.1.a., A.1.c., A.1.e., A.1.f., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.j.]

•  Describing Alabama's role in the developing sectionalism of the United States from 1819 to 1861, including participation in slavery, secession, the Indian War, and reliance on cotton (Alabama)
•  Analyzing the Westward Expansion from 1803 to 1861 to determine its effect on sectionalism, including the Louisiana Purchase, Texas Annexation, and the Mexican Cession
•  Describing tariff debates and the nullification crisis between 1800 and 1861
•  Analyzing the formation of the Republican Party for its impact on the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States
Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Analyze the causes for increasing sectionalism in the United States prior to the Civil War, including legislative, judicial, social, political, and economic causes.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • legislation
  • act
  • secession
  • annexation
  • cession
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Major legislation and court decisions from 1800 to 1861 that led to increasing sectionalism, including the Missouri Compromise of 1820, the Compromise of 1850, the Fugitive Slave Acts, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the Dred Scott decision.
  • Alabama's role in the developing sectionalism of the United States from 1819 to 1861, including participation in slavery, secession, the Indian War, and reliance on cotton.
  • Westward Expansion from 1803 to 1861 including the Louisiana Purchase, Texas Annexation, and the Mexican Cession.
  • Tariff debates and the nullification crisis between 1800 and 1861.
  • The formation of the Republican Party for its impact on the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States.
Skills:
Students are able to
  • Summarize major legislation and court decision from 1800 to 1861 that led to increasing sectionalism.
  • Describe Alabama's role in the developing sectionalism of the United States from 1819 to 1861, including the participation in slavery, secession, the Indian War, and reliance on cotton.
  • Analyzing the Westward Expansion from 1803 to 1861 to determine its effect on sectionalism.
  • Describe tariff debates and the nullification crisis between 1800 and 1861.
  • Analyze the formation of the Republican party for its impact on the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln.
  • Explain the significance of the 36'30 parallel in relation to the Missouri Compromise, Sectionalism, and Manifest Destiny.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There were important events that led to increased sectionalism, including legislation and court decisions, the role of new land acquisition and the spread of slavery into new territories, and these issues that led to the formation of the Republican Party.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.10.13- Define sectionalism; recognize major legislation and court decisions that increased sectional tensions prior to the Civil War.


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Author: Ginger Boyd