This PowerPoint and Note Set introduces students to the idea of people exploring westward. It covers life on the frontier, Daniel Boone, the Wilderness Road, wagons, and flatboats.
- 10 slide PowerPoint
- 4 pages of corresponding notes
- Answer Key
This PowerPoint and Note set covers Georgia Performance Standards:
SS4H6 The student will explain westward expansion of America between 1801 and 1861.
a. Describe territorial expansion with emphasis on the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the acquisitions of Texas (the Alamo and independence), Oregon (Oregon Trail), and California (Gold Rush and the development of mining towns).
b. Describe the impact of the steamboat, the steam locomotive, and the telegraph on life in America.
c. Describe the impact of westward expansion on Native Americans.
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