The curriculum Westward Expansion: A New History explores the transformation of the North American continent in the nineteenth century. Students examine this complicated and violent history from two historical perspectives, first considering the major events and policies that accompanied U.S. westward growth, and then exploring the effects of U.S. expansion on a local level.
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Westward Expansion: A New History