Wyoming Content and Performance Standards
AL.5. United States Studies: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
5.13. Describe social and economic influences on United States’ expansion prior to World War I.
5.13.1. Explaining how the development of transcontinental railroads helped the United States achieve its Manifest Destiny.
5.13.2. Locating on a map states, capitals, and important geographic features west of the Mississippi River.
5.13.4. Identifying major groups and individuals involved with the Westward Expansion, including farmers, ranchers, Jewish merchants, Mormons, and Hispanics.