This Power Point quickly and easily covers the basics of Westward Expansion. Ideas / Vocabulary include: Manifest Destiny, The Romanticized West, California Gold Rush, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, Oregon Trail, and the annexation and cession of much of the present continental United States. It covers the who, why, when, where, and how of Westward Expansion, all in SEVEN slides. This Power Point is also geared towards using interactive technology, specifically Senteo Clickers (Or another individual student quick answer system) and a SmartBoard. Images and maps are all public domain from the federal government, mostly the Library of Congress.