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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