Please wait...
1800-212-7858 (Toll Free)
9:00am - 8:00pm IST all days


Thanks, You will receive a call shortly.
Customer Support

You are very important to us

For any content/service related issues please contact on this toll free number


Mon to Sat - 11 AM to 8 PM

Why do we find westword movement of american settlers ?

Asked by atharvamandlapure 9th March 2015, 8:27 PM
Answered by Expert
Till the 1780s, most of the white settlements were limited to the narrow strip of coastal land on the east coast of America. However, in the subsequent years, the whites gauged the potential of moving westward as they could tap into the vast wealth of natural resources on offer. There were large swathes of forest land that could be cleared for cultivation. Timber, which was available on a large scale, could be exported. Animals could be hunted for their skin and mountains could be mined for gold and other precious minerals. For these resons, the American settlers began to move westward.
Answered by Expert 10th March 2015, 12:52 PM
Rate this answer
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

You have rated this answer /10

Your answer has been posted successfully!

Chat with us on WhatsApp