The explorers -- Introduction: A dream as big as a continent -- The Louisiana Purchase -- Lewis and Clark -- The journey begins -- Discovery and danger on the prairie -- Sacajawea -- Grizzly bears -- Rivers and mountains -- To the Pacific and back --
The pioneers -- Mr. Fulton's steamboat -- Days and nights on the Oregon Trail -- The buffalo and the iron horse -- Railroad men.
Read by Jim Weiss.
A new nation that would stretch from ocean to ocean: this was the dream. Follow it into reality, from Jefferson and Monroe arranging the Louisiana Purchase through the bold explorations of Lewis & Clark, and Sacagawea. Feel the devastating effects faced by proud native American warriors, and witness the mammoth undertaking of the transcontinental railroad. Journey with the brave souls who hung out the sign, "Gone West!"