American Archaeology Uncovers the Westward Movement

American Archaeology Uncovers the Westward Movement

by Lois Miner Huey



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761442653
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/2009
Series: American Archaeology Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

What is Historical Archaeology? 4

Introduction: The Westward Movement 8

1 The Mysterious Coronado Trail 12

2 An Early Fort on The Santa Fe Trail 18

3 California Bound: The Tragic Donner Party 28

4 The Oregon Trail and the Lewis and Clark Expedition 36

5 Gold-Seekers Rush to the West 46

6 What Archaeologists Found Out 52

Time Line 55

Glossary 56

Further Information 58

Bibliography 59

Index 62

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