West of the Imagination Series, Vol. 2: The Golden Land (VHS)

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.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
Art of the West
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
Texas History
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