the westward expnsion 

by shawn capers

 

great plains........................................................................................................................1

transcontintal railroad.......................................................................................................2

inventions:mechnical reaper.............................................................................................3

gold rush..............................................................................................................................4

chinnese/coolies.................................................................................................................5

homestead act.....................................................................................................................6

homesteaders......................................................................................................................7

obstacles in the west..........................................................................................................8

 

table of contents  

the great plains is a flat grassy land and it's nicknames is the bread basket and the great american desert 

great plains 

 

the tranconintal railroad was a railroad that stretches allthway to california and it made it easier for settlers to travel and its was bad for native americans because they coudlnt hunt like they used to.

transconintal railroad

the mechnical reaper was a invention used to make the harvest establish faster

inventions:the mechnical reaper 

when pepole had a sudden movement to go find gold 

gold rush

they were chinnese imagrants who built the transcontintal railroad they were treated poorly and badly 

chinnese/coolies 

 

the homestead act was act that said if you work on a land for 5 years you can get 160 acers of land you had to be 21 or older to get it or a retired army soldier 

homestead act 

 

native americans in the west

homesteaders were first to get to a land and build a home

homesteaders  

when pepole were trying to find gold and other things they had to deal with bad weather some things were hard to go around bison hard cross that were all the obstacles in the west

obstacles in the west