History United States: The West

History

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Vote it! Select a frontier boom town that became a ghost town. What were the causes of its growth and decline?

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Vote it! The westward movement of the Mormons. Why did they migrate? To what extent were they successful in fulfilling their goals and aspirations?

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Vote it! Newspapers in the West: their impact on frontier society

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Vote it! The Chinese immigrant in the American West

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Vote it! The single woman of the western frontier who homesteaded, managed ranches, and succeeded in a mans world

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Vote it! How conflicts on the western frontier differed from traditional warfare. What was often the role, for example, of women and children in western warfare?

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Vote it! Recruitment practices of western mining companies

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Vote it! Why Denver survived

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Vote it! How did the Spanish missions change the Native American way of life? How did they change agriculture, education, health? What were the positive factors in this interrelationship?

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Vote it! Wyatt Earp: the man and the myth (or, Joaquin Marietta, Pancho Villa, George A. Custer, Tom Horn)

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