Explains the expansion of the U.S. and the belief in Manifest Destiny, the banner under which pioneers surged westward in the mid-nineteenth century. Chronicles the Texas Revolution, and the Mexican War that doubled the size of the States, the discovery of gold, and the pioneer spirit that made the Oregon Trail into Main Street.
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
Late Nineteenth Century (1866-1899)
Early Nineteenth Century (1800-1865)
Art of the West
Picturing America Resource