Write a history paper of the American West essay that covers these four Aspects of our study (exploration, settlement, development, and mythology). Write in third person.
Cover page and reference page You should use Chicago formatting (footnotes at the bottom of the page) and write in double space. You should use primary and secondary sources. Please resources must be scholarly not Wikipedia. In the introduction, you should give a brief outline of the importance of the West in shaping the United States. Then, provide the reader with an overview of how you are going to discuss the history of the West. Cover the main events and individuals that shaped this area. You will want to include key events like the Louisiana Purchase, the Annexation of Texas, the Mexican American War, the Homestead Act, the Dawes Act, etc. You will also want to include key individuals that helped build the West like Rockefeller and Carnegie. After you include your review of the events and people who shaped the West, make sure to provide a summative conclusion.