Flores, Kristen, director. “Westward Expansion Intro- 5th Grade.” 11 Apr. 2011,
Transcontinental Railroad. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.
http://quest.eb.com/search/309_1155446/1/309_1155446/cite. Accessed 21 Oct 2016.
DiLalla, Peter, director. “Manifest Destiny.” YouTube, 2 Feb. 2011, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrjg9ulr-xo.
Julie Cote (Student's Name)
Mrs. Correia (Assigning Teacher's Name)
Westward Expansion (Topic/Report Name)
13 Jan. 2021 (Date MLA 8 Format)
Domnauer, Teresa. Westward Expansion. Children's Press, 2010.
Domnauer, Teresa. Westward Expansion. New York, Children's Press, 2010,
Accessed 12 Jan. 2021.
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vol. 31, no. 5, 2010, pp. 14-15.
1783- The Revolutionary Wards ends (with the Treaty of Paris)
1803- Louisiana Purchase
1803- Lewis and Clark explore the Louisiana Territory
1825- Erie Canal is completed
1845- Texas becomes 28th state in U.S.
1846- Great Britian and U.S. sign Oregon Treaty- makes Oregon Territory part of the U.S. (not a British possession any longer)
1848- U.S. and Mexico sign Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo- adds 1.2 million square miles to U.S.- southwestern U.S.- U.S. paid $15 million
1849- California Gold Rush begins
1861-1865- American Civil War
1862- Homestead Act- settlers are able to make a claim on land in western territories; if they stay for a year, the land is theirs (for free)
1869-Transcontinental Railroad- railroad connects Atlantic and Pacific oceans
May be reproduced for classroom use. 2013 by Lucy Caulkins and Colleagues form the TCRWP from Units of Study in Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writing (firshand: Portsmouth, NH).
Oregon Trail Emigrants. – A wagon train on the Oregon Train on the Oregon Trail following the Sweetwater River at Devil’s Gate in Wyoming. Drawing by William Henry Jackson. Fine Art.Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. http://quest.eb.com/search/140_1653108/1/140_1653108/cite. Accessed 19 Oct 2016.
GAST: AMERICAN PROGRESS. - 'American Progress.' An allegorical representation of Manifest Destiny. Oil on canvas by John Gast, 1872. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. http://quest.eb.com/search/140_1646529/1/140_1646529/cite. Accessed 21 Oct 2016.
"John L. O'sullivan." United States Geography, ABC-CLIO, 2016, usgeography.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/1219576. Accessed 28 Oct. 2016.
Prospectors panning for gold during the Californian Gold Rush of 1849. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. http://quest.eb.com/search/108_264620/1/108_264620/cite. Accessed 22 Nov 2016.