Jefferson in Office and Lewis and Clark
Purchase land for about 3 cents and acre, why not? What were the lasting affects of this purchase and how did Jefferson change the face of America during his presidency? This unit will be about two weeks long.
#1 Jefferson Powerpoints
#3 First Political Parties
Examine the difference between the different political parties and see how they have changed throughout time.
Federalists vs Republican (Opinions)
Federalists vs Republican (Sheet)
Political Dem vs Rep
Political Parties Who Are You?
#4 Epitaph Writings
What will your legacy be? When you parish, will they have good things to say about you or will you Tombstone go unmarked. Create your own epitaph after looking at many famous americans enscriptions.
#5 Sheg Lessons
Examine the following documents to form an educated opinion about the impact of the following events.
5.1. Louisiana Purchase
5.2. Lewis and Clark
5.3 Hamilton vs Jefferson
#6 Stamps Activity (examples)
Students will create stamps about the Lewis and Clark Trails. Use the stamp examples from above to then create your own. Be creative with the drawing and remember the pricing is not the same.
#7 Meriwether Lewis Dies Evidence File Forensics Report to fill in
How did this journeyman eventually die? Investigate the following pieces of work to make an educated coroner's report on his death. Close the case and be a hero!!!
Intro video and Exhibits A and H are below.