Settling and Unsettling the West

Settling and Unsettling the West

by J.B. Caverty


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Americans were fed up with crowded Eastern cities. They wanted adventure and new opportunities! But to find that, they had to give up their old way of living. They packed up their belonging and made the dangerous trek westward. What started as the search for a better future, changed the course of American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493837977
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 01/30/2017
Series: Primary Source Readers Series: America in the 1800s
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Welcome to the 1800s 4

Why Move West? 6

Heading West 10

Unsettling the West 20

A Growing Nation 26

Advertise It! 28

Glossary 30

Index 31

Your Turn! 32

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