The West - Who's Who in the West Activity
This on-line activity is designed to accompany the PBS film"The West." In the activity, students try to match the right famous name with pictures of familiar faces who made history in the American West. By clicking on a name, students can bring up a biographical sketch of that person. A Dictionary of Historical Figures is also provided. Some of the famous figures of the American West are: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Martin Van Buren, "Buffalo Bill" Cody, George Armstrong Custer, Mark Twain, Billy the Kid, Jesse James, John Wesley Hardin, Crazy Horse, Gall, and Sitting Bull.
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Higher education
Technology, United States History, Current Events/issues, Civics, Human Relations, History