Today we talked about the Wild Wild West, which wasn't really that wild after all. We saw how westward movement spurred (horse pun) all sorts of trouble for farmers, American Indians, and immigrant workers. We talked about the problems caused by railroads, political lobbyists, and prospectors!
Your homework for the weekend is to finish the Snap Chat assignment that we started in class. Instructions are below.
Westward Expansion Snap-Chat Story
Create an image for each of the following categories:
1. Gold Miners or Cowboys
2. Conflicts with Native Americans
3. The Railroad
4. Settling the Great Plains
For each “snap” include evidence from the text justifying your image.