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Unformatted text preview: The West Outline Westward Expansion Westerners Life in the West The West in the American nation Westward Expansion How the US gained the West – Louisiana Purchase – TX Annexation – Mexican Cession – Oregon Treaty Manifest Destiny
– Sources Westerners “Pioneers” – Homestead Act
– Gold Rush
– Wagon trails, Railroads AfricanAmericans (“exodusters”) Chinese Immigrants European immigrants Westerners, cont. Native Americans/Indians – Conflict Women George Catlin Life in the West Farming Ranching Range Wars Mining Railroads Sod home of John and Marget Bakken
Milton, N.D., circa 1895 The West in the American Nation Economy Ideology Frontier Thesis Manifest Destiny Hultburg’s West – Letter 1 Hearst Free Library, Montana Postcard of Mining Town in Montana Hultburg’s West – Letter 1 Montana Mining Town, 1933
Life Magazine Hultburg’s West – Letters 36
Mining Town in Nevada, 1910
Source: Legends of America Source: Legends of America Source: USGS Hultburg’s West – Letter 6 Mining Town, Montana, 1890s Today, a Ghost Town Source: BLM ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course HIST 112 taught by Professor Littlefield during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '08