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In this Lesson Plan Review, students analyze primary and secondary sources describing an encounter between the Lewis and Clark expedition and a Native American tribe. The lesson overall is a great way to encourage students to work collaboratively to analyze this important historical interaction from multiple perspectives.

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English Language Learners

Instructional strategies and resources for ELL
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Resources for Units on Early American Government
Print, Paul Revere's Ride, 1913, New York Public Library

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