Grade 3 - How The Country Was Settled

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The 13 colonies became crowded and pioneers decided to move west to explore new frontiers

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Daniel Boone helped the pioneers get around

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President Jefferson bought land from the country of France in the “Louisiana Purchase” to increase the size of the country

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He also hired Lewis and Clark to travel through, and map out, the new territory

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They established the Oregon Trail, with Sacagawea’s help

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The railroad made a huge difference in the dangerous journey westward

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Big groups of people were migrating and also immigrating during this time

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Technology helped to create jobs for everyone, often in factories

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Videos in this Series

Grade 3 - The First Americans

Grade 3 - A Country of Cultures

Grade 3 - I Am A Consumer

Grade 3 - Businesses At Work

Grade 3 - The Geography of Our Communities

Grade 3 - How Government Helps Our Communities

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