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The West
The West

The West Assignments & Activities

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching the West Teacher Pass


Teaching the West Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Assignments & Activities

The Library of Congress has posted a rich rich collection of letters for students interested in homesteading and prairie life. The Uriah Oblinger Collection...
America's western public policies aimed at more than distributing land to settlers; legislators also sought to support western development by building a transportation infrastructure and funding colleges specializing in practical, technical educat...