Westward Expansion Research Links


Research Topics
Related Websites
Rise of Industrial America 
1865-1900
The American West
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/features/timeline/riseind/west/west.html
The Great Migration
Alberta - Land of Opportunity
http://collections.ic.gc.ca/pasttopresent/opportunity/great_migration.html
Topics in the History of the 
American West 
* Native Americans of the West 
* Western States and Regions General 
* History of the American West 
* Images of the West Documentary Texts 
PBS: New Perspectives on the West
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/links/index.htm
The Old West
Some famous events and people.
Eyewitness: The Old West
http://www.ibiscom.com/owfrm.htm
Supplies for the trip West
National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive
http://oregontrail.blm.gov/OTHistory/faqs.htm
The Cherokee
1838-1839
Trail of Tears
http://www.rosecity.net/tears/
Old West Index
A number of links to various topics
complied by Professor Janke from Dakota State University
Jim Janke's Old West
http://homepages.dsu.edu/jankej/oldwest/oldwest.htm
Pony Express
People, places, and history
Pony Express History
http://homepages.dsu.edu/jankej/oldwest/oldwest.htm
Explore with Lewis and Clark
National Geographic Kids
Go West Across America with
Lewis and Clark
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/west/
 Buffalo Soldiers
The 9th Calvary
Legacy of the Horse
The Buffalo Soldiers on the Western Frontier
http://www.imh.org/imh/buf/buf1.html
Our America - Westward Expansion
Scholastic Network
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/our_america/westward_expansion/
Trails and Territories
Clickable map with facts and details
PBS - The West: Places: Trails and Territories
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/places/trails_ter/index.htm


Pawnee  Rock along the Santa Fe Trail
Photo by Melinda Kolk

Link to more sites about Western Expansion found on Mr. Brown's Web site.


Research directory compiled by Mr. Brown for Mrs. Teillon's 4th grade class - Updated March 11, 2005 1