DBQ on the Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans and the Role of Government
The above question requires you to construct a coherent essay that integrates your interpretation of Documents A–H and your knowledge of the period referred to in the question. High scores will be earned only for essays that both cite key pieces of evidence from the documents and draw on outside knowledge of the period. All the documents you need are listed on the right and are in PDF format.
DBQ Topic & Supporting Documents
This is where you will find primary Documents A-H. Reference this PDF document as you go through DBQ organizers 1 & 2.
Review each of the documents and answer the key questions that follow Documents A-H. Answer these questions in DBQ Organizer 1 in your notes.
After reviewing Documents A-H and answering the questions in your notes proceed to DBQ Organizer 2. In this organizer list key details from each document in the appropriate box. List details for the impact that the article had on the 1. Native Americans and/or 2. Impact of American Government.
Show Mr. Meyer that DBQ Organizer 1 & 2 are complete. In Step 3 you are to begin writing your prompt answering the question: What was the Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans and the Role of the Government. Use the organizers to guide and support your writing. In-text citations must be included in your supporting paragraphs.
Differentiated Assessment Responses
Choose ONE of the following to illustrate the DBQ question: What was the Impact of Westward Expansion on Native Americans and the Role of the Government.
1.5 Page Paper
12 point Times New Roman font
3 minutes minimum in length
Your voice recorded over images and video
Must answer DBQ question
Specific References must be made to the DBQ packet
Web 2.0 Tool
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Reference the rubric on the right to self-assess your own response prior to turning it in. Make corrections as needed.