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Westward Expansion - Almanac - UXL Staff (Contribution by)
ISBN: 9780787648619
Publication Date: 2000-07-21
Events, people and insightful primary sources that present an objective yet entertaining look at frontier life. Contains an almanac, biographies and primary sources.

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Westward Expansion - Gretchen D. Starr-LeBeau (Contribution by); Thomas J. Brown (Contribution by)
ISBN: 0787614831
Publication Date: 1998-11-24
Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to various eras in U.S. history. Volume 6 is devoted to westward expansion.

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U-X-L Encyclopedia of World Biography
ISBN: 9780787664657
Publication Date: 2002-11-15
A collection of 750 biographies and portraits of notable historic and current figures in American and world history, literature, science and math, arts and entertainment, and the social sciences. Illustrated.


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Pioneer Women - Joanna Stratton; Arthur M. Schlesinger (Introduction by)
Call Number: 305.4 STR
ISBN: 0671447483
Publication Date: 1982-09-17
Accounts of the daily lives of Kansas pioneer women selected from 800 memoirs collected by the author's great-grandmother.

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The Frontier in American History - Frederick J. Turner
Call Number: 973 TUR
ISBN: 0486291677
Publication Date: 1996-06-14
A collection of essays on westward expansionism and the manifest destiny. Considered a landmark book on the subject.

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Children of the Wild West - Russell Freedman; George Buctel (Illustrator)
Call Number: 305.230 FRE
ISBN: 0899191436
Publication Date: 1983-10-24
Historical photographs with explanatory text present a picture of life in the American West from 1840 to the early 1900s.

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A Life Wild and Perilous - Robert Marshall Utley; Utley M. Robert
Call Number: 978 UTL
ISBN: 0805033041
Publication Date: 1997-08-01
Offers profiles of a collection of mountain men of the early nineteenth century--a group of adventurers who sought individual freedom and financial reward as beaver trappers in the Rocky Mountains--and discusses their contributions to the opening of the American West.

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Westward Expansion - Sanford Wexler
Call Number: 973 WES
ISBN: 0816024073
Publication Date: 1991-01-01
Contains excerpts from memoirs, diaries, letters, newspapers, speeches, advertisements, and other primary sources that provide eyewitness reports on the period of westward expansion in America, from 1754 to 1897, and features introductory essays, chronologies, period illustrations and photographs, and brief biographies of key individuals.


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We shall remain: America through native eyes - WGBH Educational Foundation
Call Number: DVD 970 WES
Publication Date: 2009
Disc 1: After the Mayflower, 77 min. Disc 2: Tecumseh's vision, 75 min. Disc 3: Geronimo, 79 min. Narrated by Benjamin Bratt.

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Bury my heart at wounded knee - HBO Video
Call Number: DVD 813.6 BUR
Publication Date: 2007
Starring Aidan Quinn. 132 min.


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