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Westward Expansion: Crash Course US History #24

In which John Green teaches you about the Wild, Wild, West, which as it turns out, wasn't as wild as it seemed in the movies. When we think of the western ex...
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Schoolhouse Rock - Elbow Room

Debuted in 1975. It was written by Lynn Ahrens and sung by Sue Manchester. This song teaches about Westward Expansion, or moving south and west from the 13 o...
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Diane Kruiswyk's curator insight, April 23, 2015 9:21 PM

Song is always fun for 4th graders to engage them in their learning.

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National Geographic: Lewis & Clark

National Geographic: Lewis & Clark | Westward Expansion | Scoop.it
Get our best information & features about the Lewis & Clark expedition across America--journal entries, maps, historical photos, drawings, and more.
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8 Things You May Not Know About the California Gold Rush

8 Things You May Not Know About the California Gold Rush | Westward Expansion | Scoop.it
On the 165th anniversary of the discovery at Sutter's Mill, check out 8 facts you may not know about the California Gold Rush.
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History: Timeline of Westward Expansion for Kids

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Kids learn the timeline of Westward Expansion of the United States. Pioneers and settlers moved west of the Mississippi all the way to California.
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Westward Expansion Rap

This rap covers VDOE SOL 4.a (westward expansion impact on Native Americans). Instrumental = dueces-chris brown Lyrics: Westward expansion Americans advancin...
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Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark Game

Join Lewis and Clark on an expedition across America in this interactive game. Learn the histories of famous and lesser known people--Sacagawea, John Ordway, George Drouillard, and Pierre Cruzatte. Get information, pictures, and maps.
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Gold Rush

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Huge immigration west after the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in California in 1848. California's population grew from nearly 14,000 in 1848 to almost 100,000 in 1850. Ten years later, the population was 380,000.
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History: California Gold Rush for Kids

History: California Gold Rush for Kids | Westward Expansion | Scoop.it
Kids learn about the California Gold Rush from the Old West. Thousands of people move to the west to search for gold and strike it rich.
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History: Westward Expansion and the Old West for Kids

History: Westward Expansion and the Old West for Kids | Westward Expansion | Scoop.it
Kids learn about the Westward Expansion and the Old West of the United States. Pioneers settled the west as the country expanded.
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Westward Expansion

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European settlers began moving west across North America shortly after the first colonial settlements were established.
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