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WILLIAM CLARK - CARTOGRAPHER

Grade Level Grades 9-12
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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:   HOW DID PRINT AND VISUAL CULTURE PROPEL PUBLIC OPINION TOWARD EXPANSION UNDER THE DOCTRINE OF MANIFEST DESTINY?

Objective:  To have students analyze secondary source evidence provided by a historian’s new interpretation of the influence of Cartographer William Clark’s influence on the doctrine of Manifest Destiny.

Citations:

Kastor, Peter J. (2011) William Clark’s World:  Describing America in An Age of Unknowns.  New Haven:  Yale University Press (Pgs. 14-24, 146-159, 208, 220, 221, 224, 256, 261

VIDEO:  Drone 3D Mapping and Analysis (Skyris Imaging) (1:25 mins)

https://youtu.be/na5csDJObc4

Homework Website:

National Geographic Mapmaker http://www.mapmaker.nationalgeographic.org

Rubrics for AP Histories (Historical Thinking Skills)

https://www.secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/rubics-ap-histories-historical-thinking-skills.pdf

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Motives for and implications of expansion and western settlement
Politics of western expansion (Manifest Destiny, the Texas and Oregon questions, the Mexican War)

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