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Westward Movement The Old West
1817-1899

Westward MovementWestward Movement the Old West: After the United States gained independence the nation rapidly viewed the western part of the continent as an area of conquest and exploitation. First the explorers mapped and claimed territory, then the settlers and soldiers followed to subjugate the natives and insure the land for the nation.
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