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In the 1900s, inmate labor drove the westward expansion of Los Angeles and the construction of the Pacific Coast Highway.The Incarcerated Women Risking Their Lives to Fight Wildfires|smurguia|August 21, 2021|Outside Online
When American pioneers’ Conestoga wagons rolled westward, they encountered horizon-to-horizon seas of tallgrass prairie that covered more than 170 million acres.
The westward journey of the mighty Yukon River takes it from its headwaters in Canada’s British Columbia straight across Alaska.A stunning visualization of Alaska’s Yukon Delta shows a land in transition|Carolyn Gramling|July 26, 2021|Science News
The system’s swift westward motion would, in most circumstances, work to disrupt the extent to which its low-, mid- and upper-level circulations can remain “coupled,” or linked to one another.Elsa rapidly strengthens into hurricane, could affect Florida next week|Matthew Cappucci|July 2, 2021|Washington Post
The book is a wide-ranging history of the idea of the frontier in the American consciousness—from westward expansion to 19th-century imperialism to Cold War internationalism.
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.