American Pioneers and Life on the Santa Fe Trail Video

Video title: Life on the Santa Fe Trail

Watch this American Pioneering History video entitled Life on the Santa Fe Trail to study what life was like for the early settlers using the Sante Fe Trail - the 19th century transportation route through central North America that connected Franklin, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Discover what life was like on the Santa Fe Trail, and understand the dangers and experiences that the pioneers faced on their journey. Learn what sort of goods the traders carried on the trail and the huge amount of trading that took place.


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American Pioneers and Life on the Santa Fe Trail Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Life on the Santa Fe Trail. Learn about Life on the Santa Fe Trail. 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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