The Early Republic
Lesson 1 Tennessee Becomes a State
4.5.10 Recognize the accomplishments that John Sevier contributed to Tennessee history (i.e., State of Franklin’s one and only governor, Tennessee’s first governor, United Stated Congressman, soldier).
Houghton Mifflin Social Studies Textbook pages 266-269
Tennessee History for Kids http://www.tnhistoryforkids.org/people/john_sevier
Lesson 2 Louisiana Purchase / Lewis and Clark
4.5.13 Analyze how the Louisiana Purchase influenced the growth of the United States (i.e., increased size, encouraged expansion, increased natural resources).
4.5.9 Determine the influence Lewis and Clark’s expedition had on westward expansion.
United States Expansionism (22:00)
Jefferson's West - Electronic Field Trips http://www.eduweb.com/portfolio/jeffwest/jeffwestDemo.swf
Lewis and Clark Interactive Map Trail http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/trailmap/index.html
Lesson 3 War of 1812 & The National Anthem
The Star Spangled Banner (13:00)
Lesson 4 The Northwest Territory/ Andrew Jackson / The Trail of Tears
4.5.2 Identify major Tennessee political leaders (i.e., Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, James Polk, Sequoia, David Crockett, Nancy Ward
4.5.12 Read and interpret a passage about the Trail of Tears.
Lesson 5 The Fight for Texas
4.5.2 Identify major Tennessee political leaders (i.e., Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, James Polk, Sequoia, David Crockett, Nancy Ward).
Mexican-American War http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/mexicanamericanwar/
Tennessee History for Kids Video http://www.tnhistoryforkids.org/video/thfk-11-the_alamo.mov
Lesson 6 The Gold Rush