Who Saved George Washington's portrait from a fire?
A famous chief of the Shawnee who tried to unite Indian tribes against the increasing white settlement (1768-1813)
1st President of the United States who set up important precedents for Executive Branch
California settlers and pioneers who were snow bound in Nevada, they resorted to cannibalism
Indians who lived during the Western Expansion
What were most of the people who lived during the Gold Rush?
3rd President of the United States
native american woman who served as a guide an interpreter for the lewis and clark expedition
Marbury vs. Madison
Court case that established Supreme Court's right to declare an act of Congress Unconstitutional
believed in maintaining neutrality, choosing a cabinet of advisors, and appointing Justices to the Supreme Court.
Lewis and Clark
were sent to explore and map Louisiana Territory
Lone Star Republic
After gaining Independence From Mexico, was Known as Texas
feared that if French control of Louisiana was allowed to continue that France would sell Louisiana to Spain, and US would lose control of the port at New Orleans
In favor of going to war against Great Britain in 1812
Trail of Tears
The Cherokee Indians were forced to leave their lands. They traveled from North Carolina and Georgia through Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas-more than 800 miles (1,287 km)-to the Indian Territory. More than 4, 00 Cherokees died of cold, disease, and lack of food during the 116-day journey.
John Adam's wife, she appealed to her husband to protect the rights of women
was the creator of national banks and the first Secretary of the Treasury.
led people through the wilderness and trapped furs in the mountains
United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
3rd president, authorized Louisiana Purchase, and was a strict constitutionalist