Trail of Tears

Directions: Click each of the links below and explore the websites.  Then, leave a comment that includes your name and answers the following questions: When did this event take place?  Where did it take place?  What caused this event to happen?

1.) Native American Trail of Tears Web Resource

http://www.ducksters.com/history/native_americans/trail_of_tears.php

 

2.) Indian Removal Act: Trail of Tears Web Resource

http://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/trailoftears.html

Louisiana Purchase

Directions: Click each of the links below and explore the websites.  Then, leave a comment that includes your name and answers the following questions: When did this event take place?  Where did it take place?  What caused this event to happen?

1.) Westward Expansion: Louisiana Purchase

http://www.ducksters.com/history/westward_expansion/louisiana_purchase.php

 

2. National Geographic: Louisiana Purchase

http://education.nationalgeographic.org/thisday/mar10/louisiana-purchased/

Lewis & Clark

Directions: Click each of the links below and explore the websites.  Then leave a comment that includes your name and answers the following questions: When did this event take place?  Where did it take place?  What caused this event to happen?

1.) Research the Explorers: Lewis and Clark

http://www.ducksters.com/biography/explorers/lewis_and_clark.php

 

2.) Links to everything Lewis and Clark

http://mrnussbaum.com/lewis-and-clark/

 

3.) Play the game “Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark”

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/west/main.html

Oregon Trail

Directions: Click each of the links below and explore the websites.  Then leave a comment that includes your name and answers the following questions: When did this event take place?  Where did it take place?  What caused this event to happen?

1.) All about the Oregon Trail

http://oregontrail101.com/

 

2.) National Oregon/California Trail Center

http://www.oregontrailcenter.org/HistoricalTrails/TheTrekWest.htm

California Gold Rush Web Resources

Directions: Click each of the links below and explore the websites.  Then leave a comment that includes your name and answers the following questions: When did this event take place?  Where did it take place?  What caused this event to happen?

1.) The California Gold Rush: 1848-1859 (Kidport Reference Library)

http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaHistory/CalGoldRush/CalGoldRush.htm


2.)The Scramento Bee
: The Gold Rush

http://www.calgoldrush.com/index.html