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American Expansion into the Northwest

Greetings Time Travelers, and welcome to a fifteen week curriculum covering:

American Expansion into the Northwest (1700s to 1880)

  • Unit One: The Northwest before Europeans; People, Land & Resources, 1770s–1790
  • Unit Two: Coastal and Inland Exploration, and the Fur Trade, 1790–1830
  • Unit Three: Missionaries, Early Settlement and the Oregon Trail, 1830s–1850s
  • Unit Four: Transportation, Economic Growth, and Indian Wars and Policies, 1850s–1870s
  • Unit Five: Railroads, Telegraph Lines, Settlement and Statehood, 1870s–1880s
Toolbox to complete this course Navigation notes Syllabus Regional Learning Project at the
                                      University of Montana