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Black Migration (between the Wars)

                http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/great-migration

                http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129827444

                http://history.house.gov/Exhibitions-and-Publications/BAIC/Historical-Essays/Temporary-Farewell/World-War-I-And-Great-Migration/

                http://www.amistadresource.org/plantation_to_ghetto/the_great_migration.html

 “Bleeding Kansas” (aka Bloody Kansas , aka Border Wars)

                http://www.history.com/topics/bleeding-kansas

                http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2952.html

                http://www.nps.gov/resources/story.htm?id=193

                http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h84.html

      https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/bleeding-kansas/15145

      http://www.britannica.com/event/Bleeding-Kansas-United-States-history

Compromise of 1850

                http://libguides.d181.org/content.php?pid=423935&sid=3466846

Expansion of Slavery

                http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-newnation/4678

                http://www.understandingrace.org/history/gov/expan_slavery.html

Gadsden Purchase

                https://history.state.gov/milestones/1830-1860/gadsden-purchase

                http://www.britannica.com/event/Gadsden-Purchase

                http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/reform/jb_reform_gadsden_1.html

                http://www.historytoday.com/richard-cavendish/gadsden-purchase

The Homestead Act

                https://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/homestead-act/

                http://www.history.com/topics/homestead-act

                http://www.nps.gov/home/learn/historyculture/abouthomesteadactlaw.htm

                https://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/five/homestd.htm

Kansas-Nebraska Act

                http://www.history.com/topics/kansas-nebraska-act

                http://www.ushistory.org/us/31a.asp

                http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=28

                https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/kansas-nebraska-act/15159

                https://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/kansas/kansas-nebraska-act.html

Lewis & Clark Expedition

http://hms.bluevalleyk12.libguides.com/content.php?pid=407768

http://wehs.westex.libguides.com/content.php?pid=284517

http://eastlymehs.libguides.com/content.php?pid=211630

Louisiana Purchase

http://wehs.westex.libguides.com/content.php?pid=284517 (also includes Lewis & Clark)

http://shs-sau57.v1.libguides.com/content.php?pid=569723&sid=4697668

Manifest Destiny

                http://libguides.pausd.org/content.php?pid=592756

The Mexican-American War

http://guides.hmcpl.org/content.php?pid=331818

http://libraryschool.libguidescms.com/content.php?pid=538887

http://tcc.v1.libguides.com/content.php?pid=329295&sid=2693638

http://lincoln-live.lib.niu.edu/mexicanamerican

Missouri Compromise

                http://www.history.com/topics/missouri-compromise

                http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/Missouri.html#American

                http://www.ushistory.org/us/23c.asp

                http://www.britannica.com/event/Missouri-Compromise

Northwest Territories

                http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/northwest-territories/      

Oklahoma “Sooners”

                http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=SO010

      http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-oklahoma-land-rush-begins   

Oregon Territory

                https://history.state.gov/milestones/1830-1860/oregon-territory

                http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/lesson_plans/borders/essay3.html

                http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/reform/jb_reform_oregon_1.html               

Transcontinental Railroad

                http://ankenyschools.libguides.com/content.php?pid=640323&sid=5298128

                http://lib.ojrsd.com/content.php?pid=198797&sid=1714828

Twentieth Century Immigration

                http://prairiestarms.libguides.com/content.php?pid=521759&sid=4292488

War of 1812

                http://ashbury.libguides.com/content.php?pid=279899

                http://lms.lps.libguides.com/content.php?pid=251185&sid=3264559

Wilmot Proviso

                http://www.history.com/topics/wilmot-proviso

                http://www.ushistory.org/us/30a.asp

                http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/polk/aa_polk_wilmot_1.html

                http://www.britannica.com/event/Wilmot-Proviso

                http://www.history.com/topics/wilmot-proviso

                http://www.ushistory.org/us/30a.asp

                http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/polk/aa_polk_wilmot_1.html

                http://www.britannica.com/event/Wilmot-Proviso

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