Westward expanstion

Bison.............................................................................1

Obsticles west..............................................................2

Inventions in the west...................................................3

Trascontinetle Railroad.................................................4

pieoners........................................................................5

Exodusters....................................................................6

The Great Plains...........................................................7

The Homestad Act.......................................................8

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People were hierd to kill off the Bison because they were trampling railroad tacks.  Native Americans were also affected by this action too.  They were forced off their land and lost their way of life because they relied so hevley on the bison.  

Bison

There were many obstacles West including rivers, mountains and much more.  People drowned in rivers and so did their hores making it even harder to travel During the  winter, it was so cold in the winter that it  snow but in the spring it rained as much as it snowed.

Obsticles west

There were many invtions west most are for farming.  One of these invntions was the windmill, the windmill was used for geting scarce water under ground to the serface.  

Invntions in the west

The Transcontintle railroad was a railroad that spread across the continet.  Only welfliy people travled by train.  

Trascontintle railroad

Pieoners were useally the first to traval west.  They also travaled in groups or alone.  They travaled by wagon.

Pieoners

Exodusters were freed slaves and most worked on railroads.  

Exodusters

The great plains also known as the great american deseart had hard and dry soil.  It is also home of the bison.

The Great Plains

The Homested act encouraged settlers to travale west for 160 acers of free land.  

The Homested act

B

Bison

 

E

Exodusters

 

G

Great plains

 

H

Homestad act

 

I

Inventions

 

O

Obsticles west

 

P

Pieners

 

T

Trascontinetle railaoad

 

 

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