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At the Western Frontier

At the Western Frontier

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Item Number:
DCS DC879346
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56 min.
Closed Caption:
Discovery Channel School
Grade Level:
9 - 12
What was it really like to live in the Wild West? Meet the people who settled the American West and explore the lives they built for themselves there. Includes one feature and three shorter segments.

* Changes in the West-- Looks at the transcontinental railroad and how it changed the makeup of America's western lands.
* From Boomtown to Ghost Town--Discover what happened to boomtowns after the gold and silver were mined.
* Living the Frontier Life--Explores the development of a land that came to be known as the Wild West.
* Fact vs. Fiction: Movies of the Old West--Debunks the many myths surrounding the Wild West.

Only available in the US.

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