people went west to look for gold,jobs,land,fur,escape racism, religuious freedom and look for adventures. people traveled by wagon on trails people with money could travle by train.
The Great Plains
``Native Americans hunt bison down and eat them for food.
Native Americans live in the Great Plains and they hunt bison and eat them the live in tribes and hunt thing with meat in it and they eat other things not just bison the hunt other animals.
On the journey west the people had to go past rocky mountains and they were hard to go around and trail led them the mountains.winter snow(cold & ice) &spring rain(rain & mud). Cross multiple rivers and some people and horses drown and the rivers were hard to cross
the coolies made tne trancontinental railroad
the gold prospectors they diged and diged for gold all day and night.
the homestead act
the homestead act said that you had to work on the land for five years and you can have one hundred sixty acres of land.