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.
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?