Black Frontiers: A History of African American Heroes in the Old West

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Shares the experiences of some African Americans who helped settle the American West. Period photography and other primary source documents make this an informative and accurate read.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
Multicultural Topics
TRC format: 
Book