Free historical fiction account of the search for Pike's Peak.
Up to June 30, 1834, Andrew Jackson had aggressively enforced the Indian Removal Act. Unit study resources.
About 10,000 settlers crowd along the line, and only 1,100 homesteads available. Oklahoma Land Rush unit resources.
Step into the world of The Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Unit resources.
On November 15, 1806, Pike first saw the peak. Unit resources.
On July 4, 1805, Oregon Trail guide Stephen Meek was born. He was famous (or infamous) for wandering into the desert and getting lost. Oregon Trail unit resources.
The Golden Spike and the cross-country race between the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific. Unit study and resources.
Horace Greeley was born on this date, February 3, in 1811 and is credited with the phrase. A look at Westward Expansion.