America Settling the Last West Video

Video title: Settling the Last West

Watch this Elementary American History video entitled Settling the Last West to study how the geography of the West affected its settlement and how America's westward expansion destroyed the Native American Indian's way of life.

See how the geography of the West affected it's settlement and how America's westward expansion destroyed the Native Americans' way of life. Learn how the railroads facilitated the settling of the West, and how finally in the 1890's the last frontier disappeared.

 

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America Settling the Last West Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • The Settlement of The West. Learn about Settling the Last West in early America. Witness the staying power of a young America through the turbulent times of the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the taming of the Wild West.
  • Learn why the North, South, and West argued over the issues of tariffs, slavery, and states' rights.
  • Compare the strengths of the Union and the Confederacy at the beginning of the Civil War and learn what life was like for both soldiers and civilians.
  • Examine the reasons why Reconstruction failed and the problems involved in rebuilding the South after the Civil War.
  • See how the geography of the West affected its settlement and how America's westward expansion destroyed the Native Americans' way of life.
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