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The U.S.-Mexican War | PBS

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Between 1846 and 1848, the United States and Mexico, went to war. It was a defining event for both nations, transforming a continent and forging a new identity for its peoples.
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The Trail of Tears — The Indian Removals [ushistory.org]

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The Trail of Tears — The Indian Removals
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The Pony Express

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The Pony Express is one of the most enduring symbols of the Westward Expansion of the United States.
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The Alamo - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of The Alamo, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Cowboys - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Cowboys, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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American Civil War Summary and Articles

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American Civil War Summary and Index to articles on battles, people and places, including historical text and Civil War Timeline.

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Jason Edens's curator insight, January 29, 2015 9:53 PM

This site provides great resources along with a quick reference guide to many different events, battles, people, etc. during the American Civil War. As a History teacher this is a great tool for pulling out quick facts regarding the Civil War along with information that could supplement textbook reading for my students. 

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Missouri Compromise | 1820

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Missouri Compromise.Facts, Information & Articles About The Missouri Compromise Of 1820, One Of the Causes Of The American Civil War...

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American Experience | The Gold Rush | People & Events | PBS

American Experience | The Gold Rush | People & Events | PBS | Westward Expansion | Scoop.it
In January 24, 1848, gold was found in California, unleashing a massive global migration. Americans, Mexicans, Chileans, African Americans, Chinese and more arrived in San Francisco looking to make their fortune.
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Mexican-American War - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Mexican-American War, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Sand Creek Massacre

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The Sand Creek Massacre. Facts and Summary Information & Articles About The Sand Creek Massacre In 1864 Of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians
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Pony Express

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Pony Express. Facts and Summary Information & Articles About The Pony Express, A Mail System That Ran From The Midwest To California
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Indian Removal Act

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Indian Removal Act. Facts, Information & Articles About The Indian Removal Act Which Forced Indians Of The South. Signed By Andrew Jackson in 1830
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The 1836 Battle of The Alamo

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Description of events that occurred during the Battle of The Alamo including the arrival of General Antonio López de Santa Anna's army, the defense of the Alamo by Texians and Tejanos, William B. Travis' letters for assistance, and the ultimate fall of the Alamo to Mexican forces.
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Slavery In America | United States South Civil War

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Slavery In America.Facts, Information & Articles About The History of Slavery In The United States South Before The Civil War...

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Civil War - Facts Summary Information

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The American Civil War Information Including Facts, Summary, Timelines And Events From The US Civil War.

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Oregon Blue Book: Oregon History: Land-based Fur Trade and Exploration

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The Gold Rush Chronicles

The Gold Rush Chronicles, historical information on the California Gold Rush Era, c. mid to late 1800's
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