by Jennifer Dupuy,

Students will evaluate major American documents, wars, and actions that contributed to the Westward Expansion of the United States in order to advise the current President of the United States to create a monument of the biggest factor influencing Westward Expansion.

Introduction

Your task will require you to research past actions (documents, wars, etc.) of the United States, look at the benefits and consequences of each action, evaluate the research that you gather, and make a judgement as to the action that had the most influence on the westward expansion of the United States.