Westward expansion
by
 
Domnauer, Teresa.

Title
Westward expansion

Author
Domnauer, Teresa.

ISBN
9780531205860
 
9780531212493

Publication Information
New York : Children's Press, c2010.

Physical Description
48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 22 cm.

Contents
A growing nation : why did people begin moving to the West? -- Beyond the Appalachians : who blazed a trail through the Appalachian Mountains? -- Exploring the West : how did men and women work together to explore the West? -- Native American struggles : why were Native Americans forced to leave their homelands? -- Pathway to the Pacific : why did the United States fight a war with Mexico? -- The end of the frontier : what dangers did cowboys face in the West?

Abstract
Describes the causes, methods, people, and effects of the expansion of the original thirteen colonies to the West.

Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR LG 6.0 0.5 135173.
 
Reading Counts RC 3-5 6.6 9 Quiz: 48603.

Subject Term
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
 
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
 
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- Juvenile literature.
 
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile literature.

Geographic Term
United States -- Territorial expansion -- Juvenile literature.
 
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
 
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.

Reading Level JCPL
008-012INGRAM.
 
930LEXILE.

Series
A true book
 
True book.

Target Audience Note
008-012 Ingram.

Format
Book


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookJ THEN&NOW 978.02 DOMN32530607266424Main JCPLChildren's Library