Western Expansion

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Manifest Desnity

The belief that America had the God-given right and duty to expand across the continent

LA Purchase

Got from France, 1803, through money

Lewis And Clark

Two explorers sent by the president to explore the Louisiana Purchase

Conestoga Wagons

sturdy vehicles topped with white canvas

Gold Rush

a large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field

Erie Canal

artificial waterway opened in 1825 linking Lake Erie to the Hudson River

Trail Of Tears

The forced movement of Cherokees in 1838-1839 to land west of the mississippi.

Indian Removal Act

Law passed in 1830 that forced many Native Americans to move west of the Mississippi River

Mountian Men

Trapper in the west. Went to west for fur

Mormon Migration

Morons travel to Salt Lake City an establish colonies

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