Westward Expansion

How the west was won!

What caused westward expansion?

  • Homestead Act
  • Transcontinental Railroad
  • People wanted more space
  • Inexpensive Land
  • Fertile Soil
  • Silver
Schoolhouse Rock - Elbow Room- Manifest Destiny

Benefits of Westward Expansion

160 acres of land for ten dollars

GOLD

Silver

WESTWARD EXPANSION RAP | Quinneilious
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