Resource Package 19: Exploring America’s Frontier

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Horace Greeley once said, “Go west young man” and “go west” is definitely what Americans did during the 19t h century. Videos, lesson plans, activity ideas, reading lists and website resources in our Exploring America’s Frontier Resource Package takes your students back in time through the power of primary sources, insightful analysis, and vivid story telling by historians, curators, and re-enactors. Supplement your curriculum of this important era in American history and inspire students to learn on their own about living and soldiering on the frontier, Manifest Destiny, and more as they “go west.”

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Teacher Tool 509: Exploring America's Frontier Resource Package--Reading and Resource Lists

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