4 Men’s ClothingThe men from the old west wore cowboy hats. They also wore long pants and a shirt. They wore long coats over top of their shirts.
5 Women’s ClothingThe women wore long dresses. They also wore bonnets with their hair usually pulled up.
6 MedicineThe medicine of the old west was mostly plants and animal parts thrown together.
7 Log CabinsThe common house was a log cabin because of the natural resource of lots of timber.
8 Fur TradeBeaver pelts were famous for the oil in their fur. Native Americans traded their pelts for metal weapons.
9 Native EnemiesNative Americans got angry as the settlers started taking over their land which caused wars and disagreements.
10 Scots-IrishThe Scots-Irish lived on the frontier because they were used to the conditions such as getting their own food and making their own clothes.
11 PioneersThe pioneers had to be tough to live on the frontier because they had to do everything on their own. They were not close to any kind of society so everything was handmade.
12 FrenchThe French explorers were seeking a northwest passage to China. In the wilderness they were trying to find riches and furs.
13 Appalachian Mountains The Appalachian Mountains made it harder for settlers to travel through the backcountry. They were like a border line for the frontier.
14 Conestoga WagonsThe Conestoga wagon is a heavy vehicle that carries freight which was founded in the region of Pennsylvania in Farmers used the wagons to carry big loads of products long distances.
15 PresbyteriansPresbyterians believe that God comes to us with grace and love in the person of Jesus Christ who lived, died, and rose for us so that we might have eternal life.
16 Daniel BooneDaniel Boone was born in November of 1734 in a log cabin near Reading, Pennsylvania. He spent most of his life exploring the American frontier.
17 Colonial VS Today End Show The west today is Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and California.The western frontier in the colonial times was in or near the Appalachian Mountains.End Show