Discussion & Essay Questions
Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching the WestTeacher Pass
Teaching the West Teacher Pass includes:
- Assignments & Activities
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- Discussion & Essay Questions
- Challenges & Opportunities
- Related Readings in Literature & History
Sample of Discussion & Essay Questions
- Why do you suppose so much of American mythology is wrapped around the West?
- Is it more romantic?
- It is more attractive?
- Is it the most distinctive aspect of America?
- Is "conquering the West" one of America's greatest historical achievements?
- What part of the "real story" seems most out of synch with the popular mythology?