American Pioneers and The Mormon Trail and Other Routes West Video

Video title: The Mormon Trail and Other Routes West

Watch this American Pioneering History video entitled The Mormon Trail and Other Routes West to study The Mormon Pioneer Trail and other trails used by the early American pioneers. 

Locate and identify the trails used by the pioneers, with a special focus on the Mormon Trail. Discover how the Mormon Trail began in Nauvoo, Illinois and continued for 1300 miles to what is now Salt Lake City.

 

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American Pioneers and The Mormon Trail and Other Routes West Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • The Mormon Pioneer Trail. Learn about The Mormon Trail and Other Routes West. 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.
  • Identify some of the landmarks that guided travelers west.
  • Discover the reasons many Americans set out on westward trails during the early nineteenth century.
  • Discover the experiences of a covered wagon pioneer.
  • 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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