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Westward Expansion Primary Source:Ranchers and Farmers Collide in Nebraska, 1884

This worksheet allows students to use a primary source document to learn about conflict between ranchers and farmers in the American West during th...

Primary Source Set for Teachers - Westward Expansion: Encounters at a Cultural Crossroads -- The expansion of the U.S. westward and the encounters that resulted are documented in photographs, sheet music, maps, letters, oral history, and more. Library of Congress Educational Outreach.

This site has detailed, comprehensive information about western expansion as one of its many topics about early- to mid-19th Century America. Be sure to check out all the topics!

Primary Sources for the Interactive Whiteboard: Colonial America, Westward Movement, Civil War | This resource motivates students to interact with and analyze primary sources on screen, building their historical understanding and bringing history to life. Includes ready-to-go Promethean ActivInspire files!

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Primary sources westward expansion

Primary Source Packs include more than 20 historical documents to help students think critically and analytically, interpret events, and question the various perspectives of history. Created to suppor

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Westward Expansion Vol. 1: Passages

EASY: Integrate Social Studies with ELA! 15 nonfiction leveled texts total (5 texts on three levels – below grade level, on grade level, and above grade level) related to Westward Expansion. Each passage includes Common Core comprehension printables. Included Westward Expansion Texts: *Homestead Act *A primary source of a pioneer seeking further information on the Homestead Act *Transcontinental railroad *San Francisco and the Chinese workers *African American pioneer cowboy

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Westward Expansion of the U.S. Bundle Pack- Primary Sources and Sounds

Get all 13 volumes of Primary Sources and Songs to enhance your Westward Movement Unit at a money-saving price. Bundle Pack includes lesson plans, activities, printables and recordings of Primary Source narratives and 31 Primary Source songs. Units covered:Across the AppalachiansSettling the RiversThe Louisiana PurchaseThe Trail of TearsTexas and the Mexican WarThe Oregon TrailThe California Gold RushSettling on the PlainsLogging and LumberjacksBuilding the RailroadsNative AmericansCattle…

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The West

Another great unit full of activities and independent work to practice and learn the 2nd grade common core standards! This packet revolves around ...

A board game about the pioneers. It is for a younger age, but older students will likely enjoy it as an activity to supplement a lesson.