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Not expensive ; costs very little
Chances to live a better life
A land in its wild , natural state where few or no people live
The lawmaking part of government . The senate and the house of representatives together are congress .
Parts of U.S land that aren't states
The first people who settle an area and get it ready for others who come later
On the far side ; past
A region in the middle of the United states , from the Missouri River to the rocky mountains , see the map on page 106 .
The use of new knowledge to make new machines
Ships powered by steam engines
Places where ships stop to load and unload goods
Animals like horses that can be trained and used to pull or carry things
A waterway that is dug between bodies of water
The business of buying and selling goods
Things for sale
A pioneer trail leading northwest from Missouri to Oregon .
A pioneer trail leading southwest from Missouri to California
Strong wagons covered to keep out wind and rain and pulled by animals
A formal talk between people who have different opinions
A division of power . To balance something is to make both sides equal .
The United States . To join the Union means to become a state .
A way of settling a disagreement in which each side gets part of what is wants