Selling the Trek West: Propaganda Through Artwork

High schoolers examine why many individuals and groups wanted to encourage westward migration in the 1800's. They explore how trail guides with sketches, etchings, and even oil paintings were made to glorify the west.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
1997
Usage Permissions
Fine Print