American Pioneers and the Caravan Life Video

Video title: Caravan Life

Watch this American Pioneering History video entitled Caravan Life to study the experiences of the covered wagon pioneers and trail drivers as they travelled West.

Learn what it was like to travel the overland trails through the untamed American West. Understand the dangers they faced and the huge number of pioneers that perished on the trail. Learn about the pioneers experience with the Native American Indians.


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American Pioneers and the Caravan Life Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Wagon Train Life. Learn about Caravan Life in early America. Examine the development of the overland trails and learn what it was like to travel through the untamed American West. Learn why the Great Plains presented a barrier to westward expansion.
  • Discover the reasons many Americans set out on westward trails during the early nineteenth century.
  • Explore how the pioneers and U.S. government protected westward travellers and locate and identify the trails used by the pioneers.
  • Discover the experiences of a covered wagon pioneer.
  • Identify some of the landmarks that guided travelers west.
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