Essential Question

What are the relevant vocabulary terms on U.S. foreign policy in the early republic?


  • Andrew Jackson

  • Blockade

  • Impressment

  • James Monroe

  • Tecumseh

  • The Battle of New Orleans

  • The Battle of the Thames

  • The Gadsden Purchase

  • The Mexican-American War

  • The Monroe Doctrine

  • The Star-Spangled Banner

  • The Texas Revolution

  • The Treaty of Ghent

  • The War of 1812

Activity 1: Create a separate circle map on each of the vocabulary words.

In the circle map you must include:

  • A definition of the word,

  • A paraphrased definition of the word,

  • A picture or drawing,

  • A sentence with the vocabulary word used correctly,

  • Synonyms and antonyms OR characteristics and features OR related words

You may complete your vocabulary circle maps in your notebook or using the Thinking Map Learning Community and upload them to Google Classroom.


Vocab Circle Map Example.pdf

Extension Activities