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The Settlement of the American West

Grades: 6-8
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In this activity, students will analyze primary sources with an eye for cause-and-effect relationships. They will identify the roles of government policy and technological ...

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National Standards for History

Examine primary source images related to the westward expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century. Recognize the influence of the Homestead and Pacific Railroad Acts and consider how these acts affected Native Americans relations.

Source: National Archives



The National Archives and Records Administration (archives.gov)

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