The Good, Bad, and Ugly: Comparisons and Contrasts of the Native American culture after the Lewis and Clark expedition

Duration: 90-120 min

Students will compare and contrast Native American culture and demonstrate how it was affected by the land being obtained in the Louisiana Purchase by the American government.

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Grade Level

Middle School

Type of Lesson

Document Analysis

Common Core Standards

From C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards

D2.Civ.6.3-5. Describe ways in which people benefit from and are challenged by working together, including through government, workplaces, voluntary organizations, and families.

D2.Civ.6.6-8. Describe the roles of political, civil, and economic organizations in shaping people’s lives.

Author Info

Robin Ferrell
Mitchell Elementary School, Tulsa, Oklahoma