Welcome: Westward Expansion
Description: During this WebQuest students will learn the effects of westward expansion, including the benefits of growth and the cost to the American Indian civilizations. Students weigh historical information, discern historical truths, and evaluate sources by investigating American interactions with non European populations.
Grade Level: 6-8
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: Manifest Destiny, Homestead Act, Boomtowns, The Battle of Wounded Knee, Louisiana Purchase, The Oregon Trail, California Gold Rush
Author(s): David Johnson Jr.