WEEK 3

Migration

Smithsonian Display - www.sites.si.edu 

- JourneyStoriesPosters - The Smithsonian Poster collection for students! A more general history of movement and migration in the United States. These posters are appealing and are accommodated with a set of discussion questions found here.

 

Trails through Buffalo County

- Primary Source Analysis: John Randall Journey. A traveler along overland trails through Nebraska, Randall described Fort Kearny, the Platte River, and the surrounding Prairie in his diary. See the first ever Buffalo Tale, The Oregon Trail: The Randall Journal, by Alice Shaneyfelt Howell.

See the Primary Source Analysis discussion questions and map activity here!

 

 

Extra Credit Coloring!

See this coloring page for additional information about Oregon Trail travelers further west into Nebraska!