Mexican War

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Did you know that without the Mexican War, the United States would not include the states of Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, Nevada, Utah, and even parts of Colorado? Scholars learn a variety of interesting facts about the Mexican War by uncovering the information on a website. They view artifacts and important graphics and read passages for direct instruction.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Combine with a unit on Manifest Destiny
  • Extend learning by presenting a lesson about the culture of the Native American tribes discussed on the website
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires Internet access for each individual or some additional prep work by using the printable format
Pros

  • Explains each artifact in detail and gives information from the general history of the item
  • The facts at the beginning of the website help to draw the reader in to learn more 
Cons

  • None