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As he pursued his fondest goal — westward expansion — Douglas was caught between two opposing impulses.Mitch McConnell has repeated Stephen A. Douglas’s biggest mistake|Lauren Haumesser|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Around the Beltway and westward, most areas are still reporting snow and a solid coating.Sleet and snow pull away after midnight leaving behind falling temperatures and icy spots|Jason Samenow, Dan Stillman|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
The westward expansion of the Republic created huge opportunities for expansion of land ownership.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From the American Dust Bowl, thousands of destitute farm families stream westward.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father|Adam Hochschild|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fourth wave, from 1892-1924—in which 14 million immigrants journeyed westward—was unprecedented.
For many years its tight-eye forests blocked the westward trek of pioneers and forced them onto the plains to the north.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas|Edwin Shrake|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Winds then blew this cloud westward across the continents, over Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
San Antonio de Bexar lies in a fertile and well-irrigated valley, stretching westward from the river Salado.
Their territory extended 400 miles on the Atlantic coast, and "from the Atlantic westward to the South sea."The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
With only four hundred followers out of the fifteen hundred he had at the beginning, Poindexter fled westward.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
During the night of the 14th, the wind was light from the westward, and we stood off and on to the north of Cassini Island.
During the ensuing night, having a fresh breeze, we stood first to the westward, and afterwards to the south-east.