||The West of the Imagination
||Manifest Destiny (3:39) -- Battle of the Alamo (2:05) -- Manifest Destiny vs. Pioneer Settlements (3:13) -- Media Popularization of the War Against Mexico (4:05) -- Victory over Mexico and America's New Territory (4:33) -- Westward Journey: Indians, Disease, and Death (5:42) -- Democratic Ideal of the West (5:06) -- California Gold Rush (4:10) -- Gold Country: World Without Women (4:50) -- Hydraulic Mining and Boomtowns (5:02) -- San Francisco: Story of the Booming West (5:51) -- Postlude: Overview of Westward Movement (2:53)
||Here is the saga of Manifest Destiny, the banner under which Americans surged westward in the mid-19th century. It is the story of the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War that doubled the size of the young United States, the gold strikes that doubled its wealth, and the pioneer spirit that made the Oregon Trail into Main Street.
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|Interest grade level
||11 & up.
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|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Issued in other form||Originally produced: KERA (Television station : Texas), 1986 9781421305417|
||West of the imagination (Television program)
|Publisher number||1101s Films Media Group|
|Publisher number||1103 Films Media Group|