Westward Expansion

"Go West" Reading Project by Andy Sanchez

What did it mean to be an american as a pioneer in westward expansion?

To be an american as a pioneer in westward expansion meant that you had to be

smart and you had to be skilled.

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Being Smart

You had to know the trails, how many oxen you would need to pull your wagon, and the supplies you would need.

Being Skilled

Being skilled meant that you had to know how to hunt.


Settlers started hunting buffalo for sport. " new settlers began coming in so some of the settlers found a new hobby, buffalo hunting. For pioneers, buffalo hunting became a widely popular sport"

Life as a pioneer

Pioneer Life

Works Cited

NA. "Westward Expansion Trails" Wikipedia. np,nd.web.12/14/15<https://en.wikipedia.org>

Murphy, Dallas. Read Aloud Plays Pioneers. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1998. Print.

Jernigan,Meg."Supply List for Traveling the oregon trail" USA Today. np,nd.Web.13/14/15<Traveltips.usatoday.com

Johnathon."Buffalo Hunting".Westward Expansion.np,nd.Web.12/14/15