Imagine your next journalist assignment is to record the move Westward.
Write a 350- to 700-word journal entry of your experience and what you are discovering. (You may write this in first person.)
Include explanations to the following:
- The significance of early 19th-century themes and ideas on American society
- The exploration and settlement of the American West
- The relationship between the events and outcomes of territorial expansion in the pre-Civil War period