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Hunting Tech

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2004
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Land of the Eagle: Vol. 4 Across the Sea of Grass

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"Across the sea of grass" traces the journey of Lewis and Clark and other early pioneers of the land beyond the Mississippi who made their way across the plains that were home to buffalo, grizzly bears and tribes of Mandan, Sioux, and Pawnee. It shows how thousands of determined settlers turned the wild lands into wheat fields and why the destruction of the buffalo herds had such an impact on the Indian population.
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1991
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Manifest Destiny?

As Americans moved west, tensions arose between settlers and Mexico over ownership of the Texas territory. Investigate the Mexican War and the discovery of gold in California in 1848. Learn how the gold rush changed lives of different groups of people.
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2015; 2004
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The Meeting Ground

Consider how millions of new settlers converging on the inhabited and uninhabited American West make it a place that will challenge peoples of different ethnic origins and cultures to live together.
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2015; 2004