What national issues emerged in the process of closing the western frontier?
Why does the West hold such an important place in the American imagination?
In what ways is the West romanticized in American culture?
WESTWARD MOVEMENT After government was stable people in the east began to Move west even more than before. Manifest Destiny, Railroads, Adventure, free land and profit all lead to the growing need of Americans to migrate to the frontier. ***Why would the government offer free land to people out west?