Presentation on theme: "Bell Work #1 Introduction (9/9/2014) Brainstorm the following items."— Presentation transcript:
Bell Work #1 Introduction (9/9/2014) Brainstorm the following items
Manifest Destiny Why did people move West? Push/Pull How did settlers transform their environment? What events lead to the destruction of Native American civilizations/culture? What’s Populism? What is the myth of the West?
Manifest Destiny Business and Government Motivations Boomer, Sooner, Squatter Trials West Mineral Rushes- Gold/Silver; get rich quick Native Americans- Crimson Prairie Long Drive- the Cowboy Turner Thesis Myth of the West
Create a graphic organizer from pages 486-490. The topic of the graphic organizer will be push pull factors… what were the different push and different pull factors for why people moved west.
Push FactorsPull Factors 1. Civil War1. Government Land Sales 2. Farm Costs2. Pacific Rail Road Act 3. Failed Business3. Morrill Land Grant Act 4. Religious/Ethnic Oppression4. Homestead Act 5. Private Property Protection 6. European- Land Enticement
Explain each factor in a sentence or two (push or pull). Then define these items using two column notes… transcontinental railroad, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads, Promontory Summit land speculator, Exoduster Afterwards start your Q&A- 5 westward movement.