Common Core Objectives
Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.
Content Summary for Teachers
The post-Civil-War era turned the nation’s attention back to economic expansion, bringing additional efforts to reach treaty agreements with Indian tribe to bring peace to the West and ease the path of westward movement for the white population. Of particular interest for Americans...