Unit 6 Project

~Sophia Smith


The California trail was used to get to California for the gold during the Gold Rush. The Santa Fe trail was used for trading with other people. The Oregon trail was used to get to California for gold in Northern California, it was aslo used for settlement. The Mormon trail was used for religious purposes, and religious practices, and it was used for land.

Manifest Destiny Painting

Manifest Destiny was a divine authority to spread the continent to the pacific ocean. All these people were going west for many different reasons. Some were going west for the gold when the gold rush came. Some people were going for settlement, all the new land. People also went because they climate was better there. Some wantd more space, and some wanted riches.