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Pioneer life in the American West

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Published by World Almanac Library in Milwaukee, WI .
Written in English

  • West (U.S.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Territorial expansion -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementChristy Steele.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesAmerica"s westward expansion
      LC ClassificationsF596 .S8265 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3308917M
      ISBN 100836857909, 0836857976
      LC Control Number2004056772

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For Kids. In the s, people who made their home in the American frontier were called pioneers. People came from all over the world, from Britain, Germany, France, Sweden, Russia, Ireland, Scotland, and Italy to start new lives in the "land of opportunity". The Old West Time-Life series Pioneer Girl by Laura Ingalls Wilder, ed.

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The Pioneers is the account not just of one Ohio settlement but of myriad such places across America, where innumerable immigrants (as the settlers were known) came to make a fresh start in a strange land.

It is a story as resonant today as ever.”. Thus the land of O Pioneers!, in particular, and the West, in general, become timeless and impersonal in their massive scale. Cather writes that the land wants and feels; it gives and it takes, leaving the pioneers to submit to its whim. In its vastness, the land seems beyond transformation, always holding individual pioneers in its grasp.

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ERIN LINDSAY McCABE studied Literature at University of California, Santa Cruz, and taught high school English before completing her MFA at St.

Mary's College of California in She has taught Composition at St. Mary's and Butte College and resides in Northern California with her husband and son and a small menagerie that includes one dog, four cats, two horses, ten chickens, and two goats.

Pioneer life seen through the eyes of a young girl. Catherine Sager captured her family's trip across the American West in her journal. Her story describes the terrible journey which the early Oregon settlers made in order to settle and colonise a new territory with many hardships and heartaches along the way/5(38).

Pioneer life has a special meaning in America. In less than years, civilization spread across a vast continental wilderness. From the first landings in Virginia and Massachusetts in the early 's, American settlers kept pushing westward behind an ever moving frontier.

A pioneer is a person who explores or settles in a new area. Lewis and Clark were the first to officially explore the American west after the United States gained the land in the Louisiana the War ofmany Americans started moving west to Author: Beverly Hernandez.

A Pioneer Family in Loup Valley, Nebr., ca. Cropped from Item (NC) U.S. National Archives. History >> Westward Expansion The daily life of people living on the frontier was filled with hard work and difficulties.

Once a farmer cleared the land, built a cabin and a barn, and planted his crops, he still had a lot of chores that needed to be done each day. In order to survive, the entire family needed to work.

In this "colorful history of Jewish settlers in the West that stereotype of the urban Jew is vigorously and even exuberantly rejected" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES). PIONEER JEWS is a vivid and thorough chronicle of the lives, experiences, and contributions of the Jewish men and women who helped shape the American frontier.4/5(2).

Produced by Kathy Weiser-Alexander, narrated by Dave Alexander. The Old West, often referred to as the Wild West, encompasses the period after the Civil War, the rest of the s, and the early part of the 20th century up towhen the last mainland states entered the Union.

During this time, thousands of pioneers pushed their way westward in search of land, better lives, gold and silver. James Fenimore Cooper's The Deerslayer () became the most successful of his early series, the Leatherstocking Tales, about pioneer life in the Province of New York.

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie series, published a century later in – but set in the s and s, typified later depictions of pioneer families. During the ’s Americans were moving west.

These American pioneer families were claiming land and building homes on the plains with whatever materials they could find. This post contains affiliate links. Some built log cabins and others cut “bricks” of earth to form sod houses.

Many would settle near creeks and rivers and eventually. Life on the frontier was not limited to the American west. Women in Australia during the s also endured a similar lifestyle. The 'free settlers' were enticed by the opportunity to start a new life and they became a hardworking and influential part of colonial Australia.

The American West presented opportunities for some 19th-century Anglo-American women to cultivate a stronger sense of authority by positioning Author: Zócalo Public Square. This video introduces the book, "The "Would-Be" Pioneers". The book was written in two parts. The first part is a true story written by Ruth, who grew up in the early 's.

Along their way west, American pioneers passed famous landmarks and forts, including Chimney Rock, Fort Laramie, Independence Rock, and Fort Bridger. Traces of the paths they took can still be seen today, with wheel tracks and names carved into stone. Other Sides of the Story. Life for the American pioneers was not always easy.

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Why Move West. Many pioneers who settled in Iowa came from states to the east. In the s and s, photographer Timothy O’Sullivan created some of the best-known images in American History.

After covering the U.S. Civil War, O’Sullivan was the official photographer on the United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel under Clarence King, an expedition organized by the federal government to help document the new frontiers in the American West.

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Enter Willa Cather with her novel, O Pioneers!, to capture the loneliness and darkness of life on the plains. American pioneers to the Northwest Territory included soldiers of the Revolution and members of the Ohio Company of these pioneers to the Ohio Country established Marietta, Ohio, as the first permanent American settlement of the new United States in the Northwest Territory, and opened the westward expansion of the new country.

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Western frontier life in America describes one of the most exciting periods in the history of the United States. From toswift and widespread changes transformed the American West.

At the beginning of that period, a great variety of Native American cultures dominated most parts of the region. Sam Aaron () – An Arizona pioneer, Aaron would later write his memoirs of pioneer life and the characters he met along the way.

The son of a frontiersman, Aaron was the first Jewish boy born in Salt Lake City, Utah and at a young age, moved with his family to various places including Galveston, Texas ; New York ; Philadelphia.

This America West Timeline lists the critical years of the Western American territory’s discovery, colonization, and settlement. Joseph Smith founded the Mormon religion. Smith claimed that, after seeing a vision of an angel called Moroni, he discovered some hidden gold plates bearing inscriptions.

The translation of the inscriptions was. Traveling across the continent with hopes of making a home for themselves in the American West, they found their promised land, accompanied by tragedies and miracles all along the way.

We in the Church are grateful for our pioneer heritage and for the faith and sacrifices of those who would rather give their lives than deny the restored Gospel.The historical American West varied in its culture and social atmosphere through different eras.

The term ‘Old West’ seems to allude mostly to the period from the Civil War until aboutseen by many as the modern era’s starting year.

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