9 Things You May Not Know Aboiut the Iregon Trail
From the History List at the History Channel.
The Age of Jackson
Information about the role Andrew Jackson played in the removal of Indians and the Trail of Tears.
Find nutritional information, a brief history, and recipes about the buffalo.
Images of the American
Select photographs from the National Archives
Library of Congress
Photographs, movies, and documents provide a look at Westward Expansion though primary resources.
Short excerpts about Manifest Destiny, including the first time the term
was used by John L. O'Sullivan in 1845.
Manifest Destiny: Creating an American Identity
An in depth article written by Catherine Denial, Associate Professor of History at Knox College in Galesburg, IL. about the origins of Manifest Destiny.
Trail of Tears
In 1830 the Congress
of the United States passed the "Indian Removal
Act." This site provides information about it's impact on the Native
Americans living in the Eastern United States during that time period.
The Trail of Tears
A painting (Historical document) regarding the Trail of Tearsis depicted in this PBS Resource Bank