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Excite students as they learn more about Manifest Destiny and the expansion into western territories. With The Great Leap Westward 6-Pack, students will examine the historical battles and land purchases that doubled the size of America to include the Louisiana Territory, the Texas Territory, the Oregon Country, Florida, and Alaska. This nonfiction reader highlights significant historical events, including what happened at the Alamo, the Battle of San Jacinto, the Mexican-American War, and other incidents that lead to the growth of the United States. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offers clues on what life might have been like during that era.