Americans Move West (1846-1860) By Teresa Laclair


The settlers who rode the Oregon Trail to new land in the West were filled with optimism. That sense of hope defined the United States as it won its freedom from Britain, and it continues to shape the United States today. Learn more in Americans Move West, part of the How American Became America series. Americans Move West (1846-1860)

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