Western Expansion of the United States PowerPoint & Guided Notes


Need help with your U.S. History unit on Western Expansion and Manifest Destiny (1836-1850)? This no-prep PowerPoint and Guided Notes set will make your life easier!

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This 52 slide PowerPoint presentation covers Manifest Destiny and the expansion of the United States between 1836-1850 from Texas independence through the California Gold Rush and includes the following topics:
*Manifest Destiny
*Texas War for Independence (settlement of Texas, Santa Anna, Sam Houston, Alamo, Goliad, San Jacinto)
*issue of Texas statehood
*Presidential Elections of 1836, 1840, 1844, 1848
*Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore
*Panic of 1837
*Trail of Tears and removal of the Cherokees
*Mexican-American War (cause, Bear Flag Rebellion/Republic, Buena Vista, Vera Cruz)
*Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and Mexican Cession
*Gadsden Purchase
*Wilmot Proviso
*settlement of western territories (trails, wagon trains)
*California Gold Rush

What’s included in the download:
*Editable PowerPoint presentation (55 slides, text is all editable, some graphics are not editable)
*Google Slides presentation (55 slides)
*PDF Guided Notes (6 pages, not editable)
*Fillable PDF version of Guided Notes (6 pages, students type into text boxes, not editable in Adobe)
*Google Slides version of Guided Notes (6 pages, students type into text boxes and move shapes to label maps, not editable in Slides)
*PDF Guided Notes key (6 pages, not editable)
*Editable Guided Notes (6 pages, created in PowerPoint without the fancy clip art and fonts)

This is included in the following bundles:
U.S. History PowerPoint Bundle #1 (13 Colonies to Reconstruction)
U.S. History to 1877 Bundle
U.S. History Mega Bundle

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