Pilot Butte Middle School: Movement West, 1800-1900


Deschutes Public Library Online Resources


In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

Biography in Context
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/bio.aspx
Look up people like Lewis and Clark, and other important people involved with Westward Expansion


Student Resources in Context
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gsrc.aspx
Use keywords like “Westward Expansion” or “Manifest Destiny” to learn more about your topic



Websites


Manifest Destiny
http://www.ushistory.org/us/29.asp


American West – Manifest Destiny
http://www.historyonthenet.com/American_West/manifest_destiny.htm


PBS’s The West: Interactive Biography Database
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/


PBS’s The West: Interactive Timeline
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/events/


PBS’s The US-Mexican War
http://www.pbs.org/kera/usmexicanwar


Journals of Lewis and Clark
http://lewisandclarkjournals.unl.edu/


Discovering Lewis and Clark
http://www.lewis-clark.org/


National Geographic’s Interactive Lewis and Clark Exhibit
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/


Trappers and Traders
http://hewit.unco.edu/dohist/trappers/themes.htm


Frontier Legends: Explorers, Trappers, and Traders
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-explorerindex.html


National Parks Service: American Indians, Traders, Trappers and Settlers
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/scotts_bluff/essay_American_Indians_traders_trappers.html


PBS’s Indian Removal
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2959.html


Library of Congress: Primary sources on Indian Removal Act
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/Indian.html


American Experience: Transcontinental Railroad (see Special Features)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/tcrr/


The First Transcontinental Railroad
http://www.tcrr.com/


The National Postal Museum: The Story of the Pony Express
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/resources/6a2b_ponyexpress.html


Gold Rush History Portal Site
http://malakoff.com/gorh.htm


Chinese and Westward Expansion
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/cubhtml/theme1.html


Immigration, railroads, and the West
http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/immigration/railroads.html


Chinese Laborers in the West
http://apa.si.edu/ongoldmountain/gallery2/gallery2.html


Westward Expansion and Women Pioneers
http://cornwallhistoricalsociety.org/exhibits/women/pioneers.html


Levi’s: History and Heritage
http://us.levi.com/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=18816896


Annexation of Texas
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1830-1860/texas-annexation


Text: The Treaty of Annexation- Texas; April 12, 1844
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/texan05.asp


Missouri Compromise
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/Missouri.html


The Missouri Compromise
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/monroe/aa_monroe_compromise_1.html


Santa Fe Trail
http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/cultural_diversity/Santa_Fe_National_Historic_Trail.html


Raton Pass on the Santa Fe Trail
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/American_Latino_Heritage/Raton_Pass.html



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