History: Westward Expansion and the Old West for Kids

Westward Expansion and the American Civil War - US …

1. To explain the economic, political, racial, and religious roots of Manifest Destiny and analyze how the concept influenced the nation’s westward expansion.

Westward Expansion (1790-1861) For online access to this series of 17 historical maps.

The collection also contains early large-scale topographicquadrangles published by the United States Geological Survey in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries' -University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne)


History of the United States - Wikipedia

President Thomas Jefferson kicked off the country’s westward expansion in 1803 with the ..
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'Early Washington Maps' (946 high res. images [select the 'zoom' option] - Washington StateUniversity Libraries, Digital Collections); and see generally


Crash Course in United States History for Kids

A geographic line,coinciding with a marked principle, moral and political, once conceived and held up to the angry passion of men, willnever be obliterated; and every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper."Save for a migration into Texas beyond the bounds of the United States, the westward march of the agricultural frontierdid not pass Missouri until after 1840.

The United States: A Territorial History - The map as …

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GROWTH AND TRANSFORMATION










DISCONTENT AND REFORM




WAR, PROSPERITY AND DEPRESSION







THE NEW DEAL AND WORLD WAR











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Manifest Destiny and Westward Expansion | HTI

In addition to expanding by westward emigration, the United States in 1819, in return forassuming the claims of American citizens to the amount of $5,000,000, obtained from Spain both Florida and Spain'srights to the Oregon country in the far west.

Manifest Destiny and Westward Expansion

'Early Mapping ofMichigan and the Great Lakes, 1744-1862' (an online version of an exhibit in Michigan State UniversityLibraries, summer 2010, mostly illustrated with scans from other acknowledged sources)