Soldier Boy

BY Dean Hughes


Soldier boy is a book that explains the challenges for the pioneers during the westward expansion. This book is about a boy who finds himself with one of the caravans during their long journey west. He faced many challenges while on his journey like natural, resource and native challenges.


The challenges that the pioneers went through were harsh and did not show mercy to the new comers of the land. Some challenges they face were climates changes, natives, wild animals, lakes and rivers, mountains, deserts,and lack of food and water.

Natural challenges

Resource challenges

What were the resource challenges?

The resources used during the westward expansion included food, water, cattle, mobile shelter, guns, axes, and many other small things. These was an obstacle because some different groups or pioneer caravans ran out of food, water, and ammo for their guns.
American History: Westward Expansion

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