25 question viewing guide for episode 3 (Westward) of the History Channel documentary series "America: The Story of Us."
Answer key with time locations.
Quick and easy grading table.
Viewing guide is designed to be answered as the students watch the documentary.
Video synopsis from the History Channel website:
Trailblazing pioneers set out to conquer the west, but find the land already claimed. Wagon trains meet hardship on the road to California's gold. The steamboat ushers in a new era of commerce, industry, and unprecedented wealth. In the south, cotton is king but slavery fuels a growing divide. Violence flares across the territories and the election of Lincoln is a harbinger of war.
The video can be viewed in its entirety on:
History Channel website-
Amazon Instant Video-
I have found the various History Channel video series to be very helpful when introducing a new unit and an easy way to provide my students with visual references.