The significance of early 19th-century themes and ideas on American society

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