Louisiana Purchase and Lewis & Clark
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Document Analysis: Jefferson on Relocating Rebellious Slaves
Following Gabriel's Rebellion, an 1801 Virginia slave revolt, President Thomas Jefferson corresponded with Virginia Governor James Monroe regarding the possibility of relocating the state's rebellious slaves to Haiti (which they call St. Domingo)....
Document Analysis/Essay: Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase
In this document-based writing assignment, your students will consider the multiple reasons for Jefferson's purchase of the Louisiana Territory.1. Share the following documents with your students and ask them to write an essay in response t...