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Westward Expansion Stamps

Are these four stamps primary or secondary sources for 19th century Westward Expansion? How do you know the difference? Remember to look closely at each stamp and the information provided so you can draw a sound conclusion for each stamp.

3c Transcontinental Railroad single

3 -cent Transcontinental Railroad Single Stamp

Master Collection, United States Scott 291, Trans-Mississippi Exposition

50-cent Western Mining Prospector Stamp

3c Kansas Territorial Centennial single

3-cent Kansas Territorial Centennial Stamp

Master Collection, United States Scott 292, Trans-Mississippi Exposition

$1 Black Western Cattle in Storm Single Stamp