Westward Expansion and the Frontier

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Students explore U.S. history by researching a historic map. In this westward expansion lesson, students discuss the mystery of the western U.S. in the early 1800's and the impact expansion had on Native Americans and agriculture. Students examine a railroad map of the 1870's and observe photographs from the era before answering study questions.

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6th - 9th
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
3 hrs
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