The wagons on the Oregon Trail were packed full of everything from basic necessities to a family's most treasured possessions. Excellent illustration to use for notebooking Landmark History (Boorstin) chapter
Visual literacy ~ Off the Wall Westward Expansion Lesson - Students roam through an "Art Gallery" of pictures related to the lesson, taking notes and recording inferences. Great way to integrate social studies and literacy!
FREE This is a 23 page document that contains years, graphics, and a brief description of 46 different major events in American History. Each page contains two different event mini-posters that can be cut apart and laminated.
Typical guidebook for pioneers, one of dozens published in the Century, typically carried an inspirational verse on its cover. However, some poorly researched books left many travelers floundering in the desert or mountains.