Migration Patterns
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Part Number: WXMGRTRAIL_

Price: $9.95
Americans have always been a nation on the move. There were many reasons that brought them here, and once they were here they didn’t stop. Something “out west” always seemed to beckon them. In this class, we will study the major trails used for migration, and the ethnic groups that predominately used those trails. Also included are major waterways, such as rivers and canals, that enabled people to move swiftly to their next destination. The class will finish with a case study showing the reverse migration of one of Peggy’s families, and the use of census and court records used to track the family back to its first landings in America.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on March 11, 2017. 1 hour 3 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXAMEREXP_

Price: $9.95
After the American Revolution and before the War of 1812, the United States consisted of sixteen states. Through the Land Ordinance of 1785, the Greeneville Treaty, and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Ohio became the first state opening the United States to westward expansion. Discussion includes: Background; Major treaties; Battles and skirmishes; Virginia and Connecticut Reserves; Marietta, the first organized settlement; and the new territorial government.

48 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXMIGRMISS_

Price: $9.95
Why did people migrate from one location to another? What routes did they follow, and how can identifying migration trails help you find your ancestors? Learn from maps and historical details how to follow the trail of your ancestors.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on May 27, 2015. 1 hour 54 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.