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California: 1849 Handbill
1859 Map- Routes to Pikes Peak
Native People in the West, Pre-1800
1869 Railroad Map
Railroad Lands Advertising, 1890s.
1962 Sodhouse Stamp
Successful “proving up” on Homestead Act Claims, 1870-1960
American Dreams, “Little House
Early Hydraulic Mining In Colorado
Lithograph of Denver, 1860
Expectation and Reality in the Colorado Gold Rush How do people hear about it? –What makes them susceptible to the story? Who is “selling” and buying? What do they find when they get there? How do Native people fit in this story?
1858 Map to Pikes Peak Gold Regions
1858 Colorado Gold Rush Advertising
A “Peaker” Busted, Harper’s Weekly 1859
“Rumors” May 1859
Plan for Denver, Jefferson Territory, 1859
Unit 4: Miners. THE DECADE OF THE 1850S Slow-Fur trade was over and there were few settlers Uncertain-no mines were open and farmland was plentiful Uneventful.
Lewis and Clark Zebulon Pike John C. Fremont Exploring the West.
THE CHANGING NATION Crossing the Continent. Transcontinental Railroad There was no way to across the US in the 1850’s, except by _________or _________.
Map Warm-Up Grab a map on front table Open book to page 533 Recreate a land use map (setup a key) with these 3 items West of Mississippi River –Mining.
Lewis and Clark Zebulon Pike John C. Fremont
Wild, Wild West Wild, Wild West $10 $20 $30 $40 $50 $20 $30 $40 $50 $30 $20 $40 $50 $20 $30 $40 $50 $20 $30 $40 $50 Terms ITerms II Individual People.
MANIFEST DESTINY European Americans believed it was their God given destiny to control the American continent, from Atlantic to Pacific.
The West Transformed By:Abbie Oliver John Waddell By:Abbie Oliver John Waddell.
The Lewis & Clark Expedition 10 MOST IMPORTANT FACTS.
Westward Movement Summarize the major expeditions and explorations that played a role in westward expansion including those of Daniel Boone, Lewis and.
Growth in the West Chapter 19, Section 3
TERRITORIAL EXPANSION OF THE 1840S. Give Me Liberty!: An American History, 4th Edition Copyright © 2013 W.W. Norton & Company American Progress.
The Western Frontier Mrs. Williamson. By the mid-1850s, the gold rush boom had ended in California, and miners were off to prospect in other areas of.
The Transformation of the Trans-Mississippi West,
What is the message???. 1.Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit by the Burlington & Missouri River R. R.
What is the relationship between Americans and the land?
Western Settlement ( ) Reasons for settling the West: 1. Mining Boom –Gold Rush (1849) and silver strikes –“Get rich quick” –Mining towns.
Miners and Ranchers. Q: What were those who traveled west looking for? A: - Rich farmland in the Oregon Territory - Gold in California.
The use of characters, pictures, symbols or events to represent ideas or principles in a story.
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