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Ch 17: Chapter 17: The West Transformed (1860-1896)

About This Chapter

The West Transformed chapter of this Prentice Hall America Textbook Companion course helps students learn the essential history lessons of Western growth and expansion. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with The West Transformed textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall America's The West Transformed chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the Western expansion topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Impact of the Homestead Act of 1862 on westward expansion
  • Effects of expanding the Transcontinental Railroad
  • Causes of the Indian Wars between Native Americans and settlers

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