West Virginia Standards
SS.4.H.CL4. Demonstrate an understanding of the causes and effects of Westward Expansion.
SS.4.H.CL4.1. Students will investigate the economic, political and cultural factors involved in the Westward Expansion (e.g., Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Indian Removal Act, Trail of Tears, Manifest Destiny, resources, trade, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL4.2. Students will analyze the people and events that facilitated Westward Expansion (e.g., Daniel Boone, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, Northwest Territory, Alamo, Gold Rush, etc.).