WESTWARD EXPANSION

BY: CALVIN

TEXAS

The nickname for Texas is the LONE STAR STATE. The Alamo was one of the most important battles that took place in TEXAS.

TRAILS WEST

The different trails are the Mormon, Caliifornia, Oregon, Santa Fe, and Old Spanish trails.

The Mormon trail was about 1300 miles long. The California trail was about 2000 miles long. The oregon trail was about 2000 miles long. The old spanish trail was about 1100 miles long. The santa fe trail was about 900 miles long.

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH

The California Gold Rush took place in 1848. The people who went looking for the gold were called 49ers. There was over 1000 people who went to look for gold in California.