Hear the call of the West that attracted thousands of Americans and immigrants to traverse the New World's vast unknown territories with Westward Expansion: Almanac. This informative and entertaining reference documents the chronology of events that created a romantic national mythology around the frontiersmen and pioneers who carved a civilization out of the wilderness. Students will discover colorful accounts of this popular era in American history that includes the opening of the West, snippets of daily pioneer life, Native American conflicts and notorious Wild West escapades.
Also included are 65 photographs, a timeline, glossary, sources for further study, and subject index.
"..The eleven chapters are organized thematically with an opening chronology, a concluding essay, and a thorough index. ..There is a glossary in the front, and words new to a young reader are defined within the text. ..This resource is appropriate for ready-reference questions and beginning research on the westward movement."
-- VOYA (August 2001)
Price: US $87.00