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U.S. Time Periods » 1865-1920: Modern America

Journeys West

helps students examine the motivations of people who traveled west during the 1800s, as well as the conditions they encountered, the conflicts between settlers and native people, and policies of the federal government. Students interpret first person narratives and choose a role for in-depth study -- a gold miner, fur trader, pioneer family, Native American, or explorer. (Library of Congress)

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A new map of the state of California, the territories of Oregon, Washington, Utah & New Mexico

California and territories

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U.S. History Topics »  States & Regions »  West
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