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1 Bell Work #1 Introduction (9/9/2014) Brainstorm the following items

2  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?

3  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

4  Create a graphic organizer from pages  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.

5 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

6  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.


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