Lesson 2  - Life in the Northwest Territory



American History Pages
  Native Americans
  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
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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