The Importance of the West

The Importance of the West

Land. Lots of land.\n\nThe Louisiana Purchase of 1803 intensified American migration to the west that was already well underway. Anglo-American settlement in the 18th century had largely been confined to the eastern seaboard.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why did white Americans of the time move to settle west of Appalachia?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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