President Lincoln and the Homestead Act
The President Lincoln and the Homestead Act traveling trunk was designed by Homestead National Monument of America park staff. This trunk uses student-centered activities to increase student's knowledge of the Homestead Act of 1862 and westward expansion. The trunk contains resources for educators to use in a classroom environment. It integrates written and oral activies, role playing, photo analysis and pretzels to enhance your student's learning.
Did You Know?
The Homestead Act of 1862 changed the world with its offer of free land. Millions of people immigrated to America seeking their fortune, shifting populations along with the power of governments. -- Homestead National Monument of America