Focusing on the Lewis and Clark exploration, the expansion of the United States, and the California Gold Rush, Westward Expansion and Migration will show students how settlers packed up their families and made the long journey across the country to settle in new territories. Perfect to supplement your history curriculum, independent study, or at-home tutorials, this 128-page social studies resource book explores history, geography, and social studies with activities that involve critical thinking, writing, and technology. The book includes topics such as: Louisiana Purchase, Sacajawea, the Santa Fe Trail, Trail of Tears, and San Francisco. It also includes vocabulary words, time lines, maps, and reading lists. The book supports NCSS standards and aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards.