Growth of the New Nation

ETHS Content Essays, Primary Sources, and Student Activities 

Natchez Trace & the Jackson Purchase

Key Words: Natchez Trace, Jackson Purchase, Andrew Jackson, Chickasaw

New Madrid Earthquake Teacher Packet

Key Words:  New Madrid, Reelfoot Lake, Eliza Bryan

The Battle of Horseshoe Bend

Key Words: Andrew Jackson, Horseshoe Bend, Creeks, War of 1812, Felix Grundy, Sam Houston, volunteers

William Blount, Southwest Territory and Tennessee Statehood

Key Words: William Blount, John Sevier, Rocky Mount, Treaty of Holston, Cumberland Gap, land speculation