Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)

Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)
Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)
Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)
Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)
Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)
Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)
Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)
Westward Expansion: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)
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This Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson is the perfect addition to your Westward Expansion Unit! It includes 55 slides of information that are visually engaging and include many pictures, website links, and thought-provoking questions. I use it to teach my 5th graders about this concept, but it is appropriate for older students as well.

The lesson covers the following topics:

1. The Gold Rush
2. Boom Towns and Ghost Towns
3. Entrepreneurs: Levi Strauss
4. Cowboy Life
5. Cattle Drives
6. Black Cowboys of Texas: Nat Love, Bose Ikard, and Bill Pickett
7. Famous Cattle Trails: Chisholm Trail and the Great Western Cattle Trail

This lesson (along with interactive notes, printables, and more) is INCLUDED in my Westward Expansion Unit

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Take a look at my other history lessons:

Civil War and Reconstruction Unit
Westward Expansion Unit
The Suffrage Movement
The Early 1900’s Unit
American Expansionism
The Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression Unit
World War 2 Unit
The Cold War Conflicts
Civil Rights Movement
September 11 Attacks
Economics Unit

Save with Bundles: History Bundle 1, History Bundle 2, History Bundle 3, History Bundle 4

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55 slides and 2 pages
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2 days
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