American Pioneers and the Great Plains Video

Video title: Pioneers and the Great Plains

Watch this American Pioneering History video entitled Pioneers and the Great Plains to study why the Great Plains presented a barrier to westward expansion and the experiences of a covered wagon pioneer.

Learn why the Great Plains presented a barrier to westward expansion and learn about the experiences of a covered wagon pioneer. Discover why many Americans set out on westward trails during the early nineteenth century and how the pioneering spirit came to define American ideals and values.

 

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American Pioneers and the Great Plains Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Native Americans and Settlers. Learn about the Pioneers and the Great Plains in 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 experiences of a covered wagon pioneer.
  • Identify some of the landmarks that guided travelers west.
  • 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.
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