Into the West: Causes and Effects of U.S. Westward Expansion

Into the West: Causes and Effects of U.S. Westward Expansion

by Terry Lee Collins

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Overview

Into the West: Causes and Effects of U.S. Westward Expansion by Terry Lee Collins

Gold fever! Free land! A chance to start a new life! In the 1800s, many Americans heard the call of the West. But how did the mass movement start? And how would it change the United States? This nonfiction children's book is perfect for young history buffs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476534039
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Capstone Cause and Effect Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 548,935
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

An award-winning newspaper reporter and columnist, Terry Collins now writes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and graphic novels for readers of all ages. Some of his latest titles include biographies of Elvis Presley and Louis Armstrong. A National Board Certified English instructor, he now teaches literature and creative writing in his hometown of Mount Airy, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Spreading west — What caused westward expansion? — The voyage west — What effects did westward expansion have?

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