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U.S. Time Periods » 1801-1861: Expansion

Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United States, 1846-48

offers geography and history activities showing how two years in history had an indelible impact on American politics and culture. Students interpret historical maps, identify territories acquired by the U.S., identify states later formed from these territories, examine the territorial status of Texas, and identify political, social, and economic issues related to the expansion of the U.S. in the 1840s. (Smithsonian Institution)

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