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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.

Bison Central

Find nutritional information, a brief history, and recipes about the buffalo.

Images of the American West

Select photographs from the National Archives

Library of Congress

Photographs, movies, and documents provide a look at Westward Expansion though primary resources.

Manifest Destiny Classroom Handout

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A painting (Historical document) regarding the Trail of Tearsis depicted in this PBS Resource Bank

 

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