Westward Expansion

Mia Hankins

Benefits of westward expansion

Gold!

Blue Jeans!

Silver!

Land!

Cold Hard Cash!

What caused westward expansion?

The Homestead Act

Inexpensive Land

Hunting Gold

Silver Hunting in Nevada

Typical Prarie Home

This is want a sod house would have looked like during the time period of westward expansion. They were called Soddies.
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