Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Trail of Tears



Here is the Indian Removal Act video clip from class.  This tells the story about Jackson's ability to remove the Indians west of the Mississippi River.




The Trail of Tears:


Thursday, February 9, 2017

Jared & The Mill: Western Expansion



1.  What elements of romanticism can you identify in this work?
2.  Why do you think these concepts still appeal to Americans today?

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Google Patents Link

Find a patent for a device that improved a steamboat, a lock, a canal, or a railroad/locomotive. The patent has to be from 1800-1850. Save the patent to your drive. This will help you on the next part of the project.

Here is the link to google patents: https://patents.google.com/

Monday, February 6, 2017

Regions andFormation of the United States maps

Here are the links that will help you do your HW. 

The 1st one you already did, but I thought you might like a reference.  The Second one will help you do the regions.  For the cities and geography map just use Google maps or the internet to figure it out. 

-Mr Schwarten

The Formation of the United States (Gaining Ground Map/ Video) 

The American Regions

Western Movement Videos

Canals:


Steamboats:



Locks:



How a Locomotive Works:



Thomas Edison Film on How RR are Made:


Didn't understand the lecture or forgot something I said?
Here are links to the entire thing again broken down into the different modes of transportation.

Canals
Steamboats
Locks
Railroads


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Canals


Steamboats


Locks


Rail Roads