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.
Go West Across America with Lewis & Clark
An adventure game from National Geographic Kids.
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.