In this course, the teacher will examine the often-forgotten history of the United States by examining the finer details of who made early America, and how the nation was developed and expanded prior to the Civil War. The teacher will analyze the events, people, and cultures of America from the first Native Americans through westward expansion. The teacher will create an artifact that will support them in teaching forgotten moments of early American history, and the evolution of forgotten cultures, civilizations, and events of pre-Civil War America.