Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
The United States acquired vast territories between the time of the Revolution and the Civil War, paying a price economically, socially, and politically. This unit examines the forces that drove such rapid expansion, the settlers moving into these regions, and the impact on the Native Americans already there.
Over the first six decades of the nineteenth century, multiple political, social, and economic factors drove American territorial expansion. More
Expansion affected different groups of people in a variety of ways — offering opportunities to some, and causing dispossession, loss, and conflict for many others. More
The struggle of incorporating new lands as states exacerbated existing sectionalist rivalries, leading to a series of political crises that culminated in the Civil War. More