THE AMERICAN WEST: Teacher Guides
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The WWW-VL: United States History index
The WWW-VL History Central Catalogue.
The American West index
Exploring the West - designed for students in grades 9-12. The worksheets and lessons vary in difficulty, and we encourage teachers to explore the site for material suitable for their studentsí particular needs.
"Show Down in the New Wild West" | EdHelper teacher resources, including History 1800-1899| Great plains
Grades 9-12 | 5-8 | K-4
Newscast from the Past: Trails West
Manifest Destiny, and more!
Migration In History: for teachers and students
Port of Entry: Immigration
Tales Out Of School: Teaching Kansas history
History Teachers' Forums
American Indians, from "History Matters" (May 2001)
History Teachers' Discussion Forum
This American West WWW-VL site is currently maintained by Nancy Sween at http://www.vlib.us/americanwest/ and is regularly updated and expanded. Previously maintained at the University of Kansas, where it began as part of the Kansas Heritage Group.