Manifest Destiny and Expansion: 1815–1887

Suggested Reading

Ambrose, Stephen E. Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863–1869. Simon, 2005.

Beckert, Sven. Empire of Cotton: A Global History. Vintage, 2015.

Miller, Lee. From the Heart: Voices of the American Indian. Pimlico, 1997.

"The Real Price of Gold." National Geographic, National Geographic Society, 25 Aug. 2017, www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2009/01/gold.

Wellman, Paul I. The Indian Wars of the West. Kessinger, 2016.