Westward Expansion

Americans Move West!

Manifest Destiny

Explain what this idea was. Include a map and use it to help explain mainifest destiny.

Early Texas

Why did settlers want to move into Texas? What were some things that Texas offered? Add a picture.

Oregon Country

Why did settlers want to move into the Oregon Country? What were some advantages teh land provided? How did people get there? What were some trials they faced getting there?Add at least 3 pictures.

Utah

What group settled Utah? Why did they want this land? What challenges did they face? Where did they settle? Add at least 1 picture.

California

Why did people begin to settle California? Where were major settlements formed? What challenges did they face? Explain what happened during the Gold Rush. Who, What, When, Where and Why? Add at least 3 picture.