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Westward Expansion - Almanac
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.
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.
U-X-L Encyclopedia of World Biography
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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Call Number: 305.4 STR
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.
The Frontier in American History
Call Number: 973 TUR
Publication Date: 1996-06-14
A collection of essays on westward expansionism and the manifest destiny. Considered a landmark book on the subject.
Children of the Wild West
Call Number: 305.230 FRE
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.
A Life Wild and Perilous
Call Number: 978 UTL
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.
Call Number: 973 WES
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.
We shall remain: America through native eyes
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.
Bury my heart at wounded knee
Call Number: DVD 813.6 BUR
Publication Date: 2007
Starring Aidan Quinn. 132 min.
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