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Unit Five


Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone
This pioneer explored the wilderness of the American West. Find out more about his life and times.

California Standard 5.8 Students trace the colonization, immigration, and settlement patterns of the American people from 1789 to the mid-1800s, with emphasis on the role of economic incentives, effects of the physical and political geography, [MORE]


A Young Pioneer's Life, 1800s

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Pioneer life was hard work for young people. There was little free time to play.

California Standard 5.6.6 Demonstrate knowledge of the significance of land policies developed under the Continental Congress (e.g., sale of western lands, the Northwest Ordinance of 1787) and those policies' impact on American Indians' land.


Sacagawea's bravery helped the Lewis and Clark expedition. Discover how she helped the expedition.

California Standard 5.8.3 Demonstrate knowledge of the explorations of the trans-Mississippi West following the Louisiana Purchase (e.g., Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Zebulon Pike, John Fremont).