Frontier Schools and Schoolteachers (The L…


[ad_1] Provides a brief description of what school was like on the American frontier, discussing the buildings, teachers, supplies, and challenges for a formal education. [ad_2] We are Amazon affiliates and from time to time we will include recommended resources like this one. We hope you'll give it a try.

Native American Treatment and Resistance (…


[ad_1] The romantic myth of America’s frontier that many people encounter in the media is only part of the story of the nation’s expansion in the nineteenth century. This book illustrates the push by European settlers and the federal government ever westward, and its effects on indigenous peoples. Through primary [...]

Sacagawea (Pioneer Spirit: The Westward Ex…


[ad_1] Sacagawea was a Shoshone Native American woman who joined Lewis and Clarks Corps of Discovery. Readers will learn about her contributions to the Corps, including assisting in language interpretation and how, as a Native American among a group of white travelers, she showed that the Corps had peaceful intentions. [...]

A Timeline History of the Mexican-american…


[ad_1] By the early and mid-nineteenth century, many US citizens were moving westward. Some of them settled in the territories of Texas and California, which belonged to Mexico at that time. In 1835 the tension between the two countries turned violent; US settlers started fighting for independence in the Texas [...]

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (Pionee…


[ad_1] Discusses the Lewis and Clark expedition, including how the explorers prepared, who helped them on their way, and how important the expedition was for westward expansion of the country. [ad_2] We are Amazon affiliates and from time to time we will include recommended resources like this one. We hope you'll give [...]

The Dream of Manifest Destiny: Immigrants …


[ad_1] Manifest Destiny was the belief that the United States was meant to reach from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The story of how it was achieved is full of excitement, which readers discover as they explore this pivotal period in American history. Important social studies curriculum topics, [...]

Feast or Famine: Food and Drink in America…


[ad_1] Feast or Famine is the first comprehensive account of food and drink in the winning of the West, describing the sustenance of successive generations of western pioneers. Drawing on journals of settlers and travelers—as well as a lifetime of research on the American West—Reginald Horsman examines more than one [...]

Manifest Destiny: Westward Expansion (Mile…


[ad_1] Bolstered by biographical sketches, extensive photographs, excerpts from primary source documents, and first-person narratives, each title in this history series presents a three-dimensional look at a particular event and those people who not only played an integral part in making it significant but also those who were ultimately affected [...]

Food and Recipes of the Westward Expansion…


[ad_1] Combines the story of the pioneers with recipes and the history of food from the opening and development of the American West.Used Book in Good Condition [ad_2] We are Amazon affiliates and from time to time we will include recommended resources like this one. We hope you'll give it a try.