Lesson 2  - Life in the Northwest Territory

Activities

 

American History Pages
   
  Native Americans
   
  Explorers
   
  Colonial America
   
  American Revolution
   
  The Constitution
   
  Our Nation Grows
   
  Civil War
   
  Industrial Nation
   
   
America (1785-1849)
   
 
The Northwest Ordinance
Life in the Northwest Territory
Louisiana Purchase
Explorers - Lewis and Clark & Pike
The Events leading up to the War of 1812
The War of 1812
The Star Spangled Banner
Life in the North
Life in the South
The Northwest Territory and Andrew Jackson
Canals
Americans Push West - The Trail of Tears
Frontiersmen/Settlements in the West
Mountain Men/Folklore - Paul Bunyan
The Fight for Texas
Seneca Falls - Women's Rights
The Gold Rush
   

Have student estimated the longest distance north to south then east to west in the Northwest Territory. Then measure the distance using a scaled map. Also have students guess the total number of square miles in the area.

(The total area is 265,878 square miles.)

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