Westward Expansion and Regional Differences

Horse-drawn combine harvesting wheat in the Midwest, 19th century. (© Bettmann/CORBIS)
  1. Building Unity
  2. Extension of Slavery
  3. Latin America and the Monroe Doctrine
  4. Factionalism and Political Parties
  5. Nullification Crisis
  6. The Bank Fight
  7. Whigs, Democrats and "Know-Nothings"
  8. Stirrings of Reform
  9. Women's Rights
  10. Westward
  11. The Frontier, the "West" and the American Experience