Craft Stick Log Cabin Project Instructions
Detailed instructions and photos to make a log cabin made of craft sticks
The plight of the Donner Party during the winter of 1846 is one of the most tragic and well-known stories in the history of Western expansion. These stranded and snowbound emigrants, facing insurmountable odds, quickly exhausted their food rations and were driven to cannibalism in a desperate attempt for survival.
New Perspectives On the West
This lesson asks students to view westward expansion from the perspective of the Nez Perce and their leader Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt (Chief Joseph).
Pioneer Life with Laura
A Social Studies and Language Arts unit that can be used in conjunction with a westward expansion study; from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum.