Do you remember why some people at the time of the Louisiana Purchase feared the addition of land so far away ? Would the same reasons apply to land acquired later ? ... together, so that people would think of themselves first as belonging to the United States as a whole, and only afterwards as belonging to North, South, East, or West. ... The railroad and the steamship came just in time. After the Civil War the railroads were built clear to 504 Unit Treatment of American History. Unit X.
|Title||:||Teaching American History in the Middle Grades of the Elementary School|
|Author||:||Mary Gertrude Kelty|