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Life as a homesteader in the American West

Author: Ann Byers
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2017.
Series: Life as.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The 1800s brought much change to the United States: new territory, new minerals, and new opportunity. This was a time when men, women, and children journeyed across the country for a life unknown. The new area they headed for was called the West. There, settlers had to rebuild their lives. From learning how to farm the land and building homes to encountering Native Americans, the pioneers experienced life like no  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Byers, Ann.
Life as a homesteader in the American West.
New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2016
(DLC) 2016002867
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Byers
ISBN: 9781502617965 150261796X 9781502617873 1502617870
OCLC Number: 935676740
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The West opens --
Free land --
Living on a homestead --
Homesteaders' tools --
A changed land.
Series Title: Life as.
Responsibility: Ann Byers.

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The 1800s brought much change to the United States: new territory, new minerals, and new opportunity. This was a time when men, women, and children journeyed across the country for a life unknown. The new area they headed for was called the West. There, settlers had to rebuild their lives. From learning how to farm the land and building homes to encountering Native Americans, the pioneers experienced life like no one had before. This book describes the history of life on the frontier, its ups and downs, and how it transformed the history of the United States. --Publisher's description.

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