Western Expansion in the United States

Western Expansion in the United States
Western Expansion in the United States
Western Expansion in the United States
Western Expansion in the United States
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This is a 32 slide, highly animated, power point presentation on the Western Expansion in the United States. Each of the slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.

After the Civil War, hope of economic opportunity lured migrants and immigrants west to the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain region. Settlers battled Native Americans for desirable lands, carved out farms, and built mines and ranches.

By the end of the century, the Western territories had turned into states, and their residents had become part of a rapidly industrializing economy.

The presentation covers the following:

Background
Native Americans
Great Plains Indians
War & Disease
New Congressional Policy
The Dawes Severalty Act
Battle of Wounded Knee
Railroads
Growth of Railroads
Transcontinental Railroad
Attracting Settlers
Power of Railroads
The Farmers
Homestead Act of 1862
Economy Prospers
Farmer Difficulties
The National Grange
Interstate Commerce Act
The Miners & Ranchers
Miners
Mining Changes
Ranchers
Western Cultures
Western Races and Ethnicity (2)
Cultural Clashes
Apathy & Violence
Industrial Growth
End of Presentation

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Western Expansion in the United States
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Western Expansion in the United States
Western Expansion in the United States
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