Chapter 15:  

Manifest Destiny

Chapter 15

Mexican American War

Part 1

Chapter 15

Mexican American War

Part 2

 

Chapter 15:

Florida

 

Chapter 16 and 17

 

California History Social Science Standards Addressed:

8.8: Students analyze the divergent paths of the American people in the West from 1800 to the mid-1800s and the challenges they faced.

 

8.8.2: Describe the purpose, challenges, and economic incentives associated with westward expansion, including the concept of Manifest Destiny and the territorial acquisitions that spanned numerous decades.

 

Learning objectives:

Students will consider multiple sources to compare what life was like for various types of pioneers moving west