Americans Move Westward: A Vast Expansion. Graphic American History from 1800 to 1850
History is a story. See it brought to life in this graphic narrative about 50 years beginning with the Louisiana Purchase and spanning across Lewis and Clark’s expedition, the construction of the first American railroad, and the end of joint occupation. Your students will experience the period through realistic renderings of famous historical figures, including Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and Robert Livingston. Natural dialogue along with narrative text provides readers two simultaneous yet different perspectives of pivotal events in American history.
©2010. Recommended grades 5-12. Middle school, high school. 6 x 9 inches. Softcover, 56 pages.
Reading Level: 4.5 Lexile Level: 620L