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War & Expansion: Crash Course US History #17

War & Expansion: Crash Course US History #17

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. history and today we’re going to discuss how the United States came to acquire two of its largest states, Texas and…there is another one. Mr. Green! Mr. Green! I believe the answer you’re looking for is Alaska. Oh me from the past, as you can clearly …

The Bozeman Trail: A Rush to Montana’s Gold

The Bozeman Trail: A Rush to Montana’s Gold

(reverent music) – [Narrator] It was a road less traveled, an offshoot of the more heavily used Oregon Trial. A route that stretched from near present-day Casper, Wyoming past the eastern flank of the Big Horn Mountain, then westward to the Yellowstone River and on to the gold fields of Montana Territory. – The Bozeman …