Westward Expantion

Jack McClure

What caused the Westward Expansion?

The Homestead Act

Inexpensive land

Hunting gold

Silver hunting

Benifets of Westward Expantion

Gold!

Blue jeans

Silver!

Land!

Cold Hard Cash!

Silver!

Continental Railroad!

How can you Travel West?

  • Wagon Trains
  • Flatboats
  • On the Transcontinental Railroad
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