Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
A More Perfect Union

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 8, Lesson 3: Settling the West (pp. 236-240)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Diversity People from Mexico and the United States settled the West because of land and trade opportunities, and the possibility of religious freedom.

Lesson Outline
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