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The purpose of this guide is to provide information for the 8th grade westward expansion project.

Westward Expansion


Resources to help you research

the Westward Expansion of the United States

Blue Valley Library Catalog

Search the Blue Valley Card Catalog to find books!

History Databases

Research databases

Trial Version-U.S. History in Context

The Link Below will take you to a trial versions of FOUR Gale Cengage Online Databases.  Biography Resource Center and U.S. History in Context should be very helpful for most people's project.  Please use it and tell us what you think.


Westward Expansion Web Resources

This site offers a large collection of resources from The History Teacher about Westward Expansion.  Westward Expansion


Another large collection of Westward Expansion resources provided by HistoryNet.  Westward Expansion


An interactive timeline of events associated with Westward Expansion.  Westward Expansion

Library Media Specialist

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Bill Hume
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Overland Park, KS