Travel with the homesteaders, entrepreneurs, and adventurers who "settled the Wild Frontier. GO WEST! takes you along on the journey in the time of nation-building in North America. "News stories" describe how explorers forged routes west across the continent, followed by people seeking opportunity and a new life-but at great cost to the Native peoples who already lived there, and whose lives were changed forever. Go West with Miners, Prospectors, and Loggers, Seek your fortune along with those who traveled west to take advantage of the land's rich natural resources. Find out which was the wealthiest occupation-trapping for furs, logging in the forests of the Northwest, mining in the Rockies or in Death Valley, or prospecting for gold in California, Alaska, or Yukon in Canada. Book jacket.
Go West with Miners, Prospectors, and Loggers
Crabtree Publishing Company
Go West! Travel to the Wild Frontier