Westward Movement in the US  

Google images of Western Expansion

YouTube videos - The Gold Rush - Building the Railroads - Western Migration

Early maps of the westward expansion University of Virginia exhibition of maps and navigational instruments.
Nostalgic Songs of the  Westward Movement  Just the words
Africans in America Westward Expansion  An excellent PBS site.
 A pioneers Journey to the Front Another terrific Thinkquest site

 The Oregon Trail A really good WebQuest for upper elementary.
 Lewis and Clark Another upper elementary webquest

 Map of the Westward journey of Lewis and Clark A very clear map.
 Railroad Maps showing westward expansion from the American Memory Library


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