a person who moved out west in search
for gold in the mid 1800s.
A 2,000-mile trail stretching through the Great Plains from western Missouri to Oregon Country.
Method for separating gold from river soil using a metal pan
the greed and excitement caused by the gold rush.
Swiss immigrant owning land on which gold was discovered in California
land set aside by the United States government for Native Americans
an official agreement between nations or groups
American Indian chief, he lead the victory of Little Bighorn
7th President of the USA
Indian Removal Act
law passed in 1830 that forced many Native Americans to move west of the Mississippi River
the Native American tribe that was forced on the journey called the Trail of Tears
Trail of Tears
an 800 mile forced march made by the Cherokee from their homeland in Georgia to Indian Territory; resulted in the deaths of thousands of Cherokee