This TRAILS WEST map depicts the roads and trails of the American Westward Movement.
This TRAILS WEST map is just one in our popular series of history maps.
This is a large USA map, with the current day states shown in a lighter grey tone so students can see what areas were covered by pioneers. All of the most important trails are shown. Students use a detailed Map Key.
Students label and color the major trails:
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Santa Fe trail
Butterfield Mail Road
Other features of this map:
- The map text describes the major trails, and there are drawing and writing activities.
- Student complete mountain ranges, label rivers, bodies of water,deserts, valleys, and the Louisiana Purchase (outline is drawn in).
- Students add the Mexican Cessation and Oregon Country.
- There are illustrations and Compass Rose.
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