The Gateway Arch: Celebrating Western Expansion

The Gateway Arch: Celebrating Western Expansion

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This magnificent arch rises on the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri. The nation's tallest monument is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, honoring Thomas Jefferson's vision of westward expansion. Despite its controversial beginning, this amazing structure is now a national treasure and symbol of the nation's reach from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
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Ages: 8-10
Read time: 15-30 mins
AR LEVEL: 4.5
LEXILE©: 800L
Ages: 8-10
Read time: 15-30 mins

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