Lewis and Clark's Expedition to the Complex West

Lewis and Clark's famous expedition is a prime example of the United States' westward expansion. Aspiring historians examine maps from Lewis and Clark's journey, as well as discuss their interactions with Native American tribes. The resource also includes a worksheet and short written answers to ensure scholars understand key concepts, such as the impact on Native Americans' land.  

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils research the lives of Lewis and Clark
  • Guide a group discussion on the impact of Lewis and Clark's journey
Classroom Considerations
  • The activity is completed online 
Pros
  • The resource provides additional instruction for teachers
  • Activity can be adapted for younger grade levels 
Cons
  • None