Chapter 13: The Early Republic (Social Studies)

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Someone who ventures into an unknown or unclaimed territory.
Pioneer
A region just beyond, or at the edge of, a settled area.
Frontier
A journey taken by a group for a definite purpose.
Expedition
An organized group of people.
Corps
To force people into military service.
Impressment
A person who is known for a special achievement.
Hero
What is the meaning of virtues?
Values
Something that stands for something else.
Symbol
What is direct quotation?
Giving credit to the speaker or writer.
What does it mean to paraphrase?
Restate something in your own words.
Where did the Wilderness Trail lead?
From eastern Virginia to the Kentucky River.
What was the role of the pioneers in settling the frontier?
To build roads and guide other settlers to the area.
Why did Thomas Jefferson want the land the Mississippi River flowed through?
He thought Napoleon might keep Americans from using the river.
Which is NOT a place where the War of 1812 was fought?
Texas
Who was known as "Old Hickory"?
Andrew Jackson
Who was Dolley Madison?
The First Lady who saved valuables from the White House as it burned.
What led to the increase of patriotic heroes and symbols following the War of 1812?
Americans were proud of their young nation.
How did changes in language and education make Americans feel more connected to one another?
Americans now shared a standardized language, a school system, and new literature about American life.
Which was NOT true about schools in the early 1800s?
Students wrote their lessons with pencils and paper.