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Why was the American West Wild?

Why was the American West Wild?



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  • Rules of the History Department
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  • GCSE History work – course introduction Task 1: First page of your new book stick in the summary of the course: Schools History Project (EDEXCEL Board) ½ term Examination Revision Year 11 Coursework (12½% of final mark) ¾ term Modern World Study 20 th Century Ireland Year 11 Paper I&II exam (52.5% of final mark) 2 terms Development Study Medicine Through Time Year 11 Coursework (12½% of final mark) ¾ term Local Study Gressenhall Year 10 Paper I exam (22.5% of final mark) 1 ½ terms Study in Depth The American West, 1840-1895 Year 10
  • The WILD West
  • Why was the West considered ‘Wild’?
  • What does it tell us about why the ‘Wild West’? What might make us doubt the reliability of this source about life in the American West? What questions does this source make us want to ask?
  • 1775 – War of Independence
  • Timeline of the USA
    • 1783 Thirteen original states
    • 1800 The United States
    • 1803 Louisiana Purchase (From France)
    • 1810-19 Florida (From Spain)
    • 1845 Texas Independent until 1845
    • 1846 Oregon Territory (From Britain)
    • 1848 California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico (From Mexico)
    • 1853 South Arizona
  • Why was the West considered ‘Wild’?
    • The American West =
  • In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed west from Europe when he found the continent of America. He said of the native people “There is not in the world a better nation. Their manners are decorous (correct) and praiseworthy” Why was the West considered ‘Wild’? Vs.