In the spring of 1803, Meriwether Lewis began to purchase scientific and mathematical instruments
Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 8 minutes
Date Posted: 3/1/2012
This segment of Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship teaches about the geography of the United States through short videos, mini-activities, and practice questions. The eight questions in this segment cover topics such as, the longest rivers in the country, the oceans that border the country, and the states that border Canada and Mexico.
This site was designed with the needs of recent immigrants in mind. It is written at a “low-intermediate” ESL level.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
2: How the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed the lives of Americans and led toward regional tensions
3: The extension, restriction, and reorganization of political democracy after 1800
4: The sources and character of cultural, religious, and social reform movements in the antebellum period