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Anniversary Educational Series

Part 3 - River Highways: From St. Louis to the West


This presentation and assignment will explore the role rivers played in Westward Expansion.  You will learn how to analyze primary sources to discover what life was really like for the people who traveled to and settled in Missouri, how this impacted native peoples and the environment, and how waterways helped create the United States we know today.



Assignment - Independent Analysis


Additional Resources

Lesson Overview & Missouri DESE Learning Standards