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Social Studies Westward Expansion Vocabulary
Manifest
Destiny
Obligation
Divine
To make obvious or clear; show plainly
What happens to a person or thing; fortune
A binding power, as of a law, promise, or sense
Of or relating to G-d
Manifest
To make obvious or clear; show plainly
Destiny
What happens to a person or thing; fortune
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Social Studies Westward Expansion Vocabulary
annex
California Gold Rush
Cumberland Gap
Daniel Boone
to join or merge territory into an existing political unit su…
Gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill. Thousands rushed to Cal…
From Virginia to Kentucky the Wilderness Road lead pioneers t…
He was a pioneer who led settlers west of the Appalachian Mou…
annex
to join or merge territory into an existing political unit su…
California Gold Rush
Gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill. Thousands rushed to Cal…
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Westward Expansion Vocabulary (Social Studies)
Mountain Man
Rendezvous
Pass
Emigrate
Mostly American and Canadian trappers and explorers who roame…
Yearly meeting where Mountain men traded furs for supplies.
An opening between mountains.
To leave ONE'S Country to live in another. (Many IRISH AND GE…
Mountain Man
Mostly American and Canadian trappers and explorers who roame…
Rendezvous
Yearly meeting where Mountain men traded furs for supplies.
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Social Studies Westward Expansion Vocabulary
Pinckney Treaty
Louisiana Purchase
Expedition
Sacagawea
a 1795 agreement with Spain that let Americans ship their goo…
vast territory between the Mississippi River and Rocky Mounta…
long voyage of exploration
(Shoshone) Indian woman who helped the Lewis and Clark expedi…
Pinckney Treaty
a 1795 agreement with Spain that let Americans ship their goo…
Louisiana Purchase
vast territory between the Mississippi River and Rocky Mounta…
13 terms
Social Studies - Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
Reservation
Massacre at Wounded Knee
Buffalo Soldiers
A rail link between the East and the West
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
1890 shooting of a group of unarmed Sioux by army troops.
African American soldiers who fought in the Spanish-American…
Transcontinental Railroad
A rail link between the East and the West
Reservation
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
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Social Studies Westward Expansion Vocabulary
Suffrage
Manifest Destiny
Monroe Doctrine
Cession
A series of intorcessory prayers or petitions
Belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American c…
Any intervention by external powers in the politics of the Am…
The formal of giving up rightsg, property, territory, especia…
Suffrage
A series of intorcessory prayers or petitions
Manifest Destiny
Belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American c…
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social studies-westward expansion vocabulary
westward expansion
transcontinental Railroad
Union Pacific
Promontory summit
occurred when settlers moved west towards the Great Plains
changed the life of Americans when the east and west of Ameri…
This company built railroad track from Nebraska to the Promon…
At this place, two railroad tracks met and they were connecte…
westward expansion
occurred when settlers moved west towards the Great Plains
transcontinental Railroad
changed the life of Americans when the east and west of Ameri…
14 terms
Westward Expansion: Social Studies
Pioneer
Missouri Compromise
Constitution
Frontier
Someone who settles the frontier
An agreement that allowed Missouri and Maine to enter the Uni…
Plan for government
edge of settled and unsettled land
Pioneer
Someone who settles the frontier
Missouri Compromise
An agreement that allowed Missouri and Maine to enter the Uni…
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Westward Expansion - Social Studies
Westward expansion
Louisiana Purchase
Texas Aquisition
Oregon Trail
A movement westward for jobs, land, hope, the gold rush, adve…
The U.S., under Jefferson, bought the Louisiana territory fro…
Purchase of Texas from Mexico
Trail from independence Missouri to Oregon used by many pione…
Westward expansion
A movement westward for jobs, land, hope, the gold rush, adve…
Louisiana Purchase
The U.S., under Jefferson, bought the Louisiana territory fro…
13 terms
8th grade Social Studies Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
Reservation
Massacre at Wounded Knee
Buffalo Soldiers
A rail link between the East and the West
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
1890 shooting of a group of unarmed Sioux by army troops.
African American soldiers who fought in the Spanish-American…
Transcontinental Railroad
A rail link between the East and the West
Reservation
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
14 terms
Social Studies - Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
The Sante Fe Trail
Bear Flag Republic
Oregon Trail
belief that the U.S. would expand across the entire continent
trail that was taken by traders and merchants
nickname for California
Trail taken by families and farmers
Manifest Destiny
belief that the U.S. would expand across the entire continent
The Sante Fe Trail
trail that was taken by traders and merchants
16 terms
Social Studies: Westward Expansion
homestead
barbed wire
buffalo
genocide
a person's or family's residence, which comprises the land, h…
a type of steel fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or…
a heavily built wild ox with backswept horns found mainly in…
the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially…
homestead
a person's or family's residence, which comprises the land, h…
barbed wire
a type of steel fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or…
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Social Studies Test - Westward Expansion - Vocabulary - BV
Telegraph
Transcontinental
Prejudice
Homestead
A machine that sends electric signals over wire telegraph lines
A railroad that crosses an ENTIRE continent
Unfair, negative opinion that can lead to unjust treatment
A settler's home & land
Telegraph
A machine that sends electric signals over wire telegraph lines
Transcontinental
A railroad that crosses an ENTIRE continent
19 terms
Social Studies: Westward Movement
Homestead Act
homesteader
sodbuster
exoduster
The act of 1862 that gave 160 acres of Farmland to any adult…
A person who claimed land on the Great Plains under the Homes…
A settler on the Great Plains in the late 1800s who had to bu…
A term that describes one of the many African Americans from…
Homestead Act
The act of 1862 that gave 160 acres of Farmland to any adult…
homesteader
A person who claimed land on the Great Plains under the Homes…
25 terms
Social Studies - Westward Expansion
Homestead Act of 1861
What happened to Boomtowns?
St. Louis, Missouri
What did the Great Plains become known…
a law in which the United States government opened millions o…
Boomtowns quickly turned to ghost towns once miners finished…
where many settlers left from to head west; known as "The Gat…
the "American Breadbasket"
Homestead Act of 1861
a law in which the United States government opened millions o…
What happened to Boomtowns?
Boomtowns quickly turned to ghost towns once miners finished…
31 terms
Social Studies- Westward Expansion
Boom
Prospectors
Homesteader(s)
sod
A time of fast economic growth
People that search for gold, silver or other mineral resources.
People who settled on the land granted by the US government.
A layer of soil held together by the roots of grasses.
Boom
A time of fast economic growth
Prospectors
People that search for gold, silver or other mineral resources.
21 terms
Social Studies - Westward Ho!
Crazy Horse
George Custer
Great Western Cattle Trail
Lakota
This Lakota Sioux chief led a group of approximately 1,500 wa…
U.S. Cavalry General whose unwise and reckless conduct got hi…
This is the name of the cattle trail that ran from Bandera, T…
This is the name given to the Native American ethnic group of…
Crazy Horse
This Lakota Sioux chief led a group of approximately 1,500 wa…
George Custer
U.S. Cavalry General whose unwise and reckless conduct got hi…
8 terms
Social Studies Westward Expansion
inauguration
Electoral College
Cabinet
political party
an official ceremony to make someone President
a group of people chosen by each state to vote for the Presid…
the group of advisors to the United States President
a group of people who have the same beliefs about government
inauguration
an official ceremony to make someone President
Electoral College
a group of people chosen by each state to vote for the Presid…
Social Studies - Moving Westward
Factory System
Industrial Revolution
Turnpikes
Nulification
Method of producing goods that brought workers together in on…
Process by which machines replaced hand tools, & steam, & oth…
Road built by private company that charges a toll to use it.
Idea that a state had a right to cancel a federal law it cons…
Factory System
Method of producing goods that brought workers together in on…
Industrial Revolution
Process by which machines replaced hand tools, & steam, & oth…
9 terms
Social Studies Westward exp.
pioneer
settlers
frontier
trailblazer
some one who journeys and settles into new lands.
people who came to CA for land and the chance to get a better…
the land beyond the settled areas
the person who first finds a trail to and through a frontier
pioneer
some one who journeys and settles into new lands.
settlers
people who came to CA for land and the chance to get a better…
8 terms
Social Studies Westward Expansion
Battle of The Alamo
Sam Houston Sam(uel)
Indian Removal Act
Trail of Tears
In December 1835, during Texas' war for independence from Mex…
1793-1863, U.S. soldier and political leader: president of th…
At the beginning of the 1830s, nearly 125,000 Native American…
The route along which the United States government forced sev…
Battle of The Alamo
In December 1835, during Texas' war for independence from Mex…
Sam Houston Sam(uel)
1793-1863, U.S. soldier and political leader: president of th…
13 terms
Social Studies - Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
Reservation
Massacre at Wounded Knee
Buffalo Soldiers
A rail link between the East and the West
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
1890 shooting of a group of unarmed Sioux by army troops.
African American soldiers who fought in the Spanish-American…
Transcontinental Railroad
A rail link between the East and the West
Reservation
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
9 terms
Social Studies: Westward Expansion
Reason
Challenges
Familiar
Living
Gold-Rush
Crossing
Explorers
Sodhouse
Reason
Gold-Rush
Challenges
Crossing
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Westward Expansion ~ Social Studies Test VOCABULARY
Boomtowns
Subsides
Transcontinental Railroad
Time zones
towns that "boomed" because there was a bunch of gold and peo…
financial aid and land grants
northern train route across the US
made in 1918 so trains wouldn't crash together
Boomtowns
towns that "boomed" because there was a bunch of gold and peo…
Subsides
financial aid and land grants
24 terms
Social Studies Westward Expansion
Boomtown
Vigilantes
Subsidies
Transcontiental Railroad
a town undergoing rapid growth due to sudden prosperity.
a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake…
money or goods given by a person or government to support a p…
a railroad going across a continent
Boomtown
a town undergoing rapid growth due to sudden prosperity.
Vigilantes
a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake…
21 terms
Social Studies- Westward Expansion
Annex means..
Boomtown
Cede means...
Manifest Destiny
Add on
is a community that grows quickly
give up something
Belief that the United States has a right to SPREAD from "sea…
Annex means..
Add on
Boomtown
is a community that grows quickly
18 terms
Social Studies/ westward-expansion
Characteristics of the 5 civilized tri…
Cherookess's response to Georgia tryin…
The Cherokees tried to fit in in Ameri…
Civil war
Written language and newspaper ... Ownership of slaves... Good farm…
Sue the state of Georgia
Writing a constitution and declared themselves a republic
What might have occurred if South Carolina canceled federal l…
Characteristics of the 5 civilized tri…
Written language and newspaper ... Ownership of slaves... Good farm…
Cherookess's response to Georgia tryin…
Sue the state of Georgia
37 terms
social studies notes westward
What kind of people did the mining fro…
Who was most likely to become rich on…
How did many towns grow in the west?
What was life like in mining camps?
Restless individuals who wanted to get rich quick
Merchants, mine owners, and other business people were most l…
1,000s of fortune-seekers poured into the West each time a ne…
1st, life was unruly and dangerous. Gradually, towns that sur…
What kind of people did the mining fro…
Restless individuals who wanted to get rich quick
Who was most likely to become rich on…
Merchants, mine owners, and other business people were most l…
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Social Studies Chapter 13 Westward Expansion
Alamo
annex
cede
forty-niner
old Spanish mission where a small group of Texans gathered to…
to add on
to give up, as land
person who headed to California in search of gold during the…
Alamo
old Spanish mission where a small group of Texans gathered to…
annex
to add on
8 terms
Social Studies- Westward Expansion/T. Jefferson vocabulary
William Clark (8)
Sacagawea (5)
Napoleon (5)
Meriwether Lewis (6)
- friend of Meriwether Lewis... - revolutionary war hero... - bad s…
- went out on an expedition with French trapper and baby... - Sp…
- France's powerful leader... - plan: colonize American territor…
- chosen by Jefferson to lead expedition... - knew Jefferson wel…
William Clark (8)
- friend of Meriwether Lewis... - revolutionary war hero... - bad s…
Sacagawea (5)
- went out on an expedition with French trapper and baby... - Sp…
8 terms
Social studies westward expansion
Water pumping mills
Barbwire
Mechanical reaper
Dry farming technologies/ seed drilling
Help provide water to those in need
Andy cattle drives and helps protect property
Help harvest large portions of crap and helped with the lack…
Absorbed moisture for soil
Water pumping mills
Help provide water to those in need
Barbwire
Andy cattle drives and helps protect property
25 terms
Social Studies: Westward Expansion
Rural
Frontier
Export
Reservations
•An area outside of the urban or city means... •Where parcels of…
•The border of a country which faces either another country o…
Products leaving a country for foreign markets
Government- designed areas where Native Americans were forced…
Rural
•An area outside of the urban or city means... •Where parcels of…
Frontier
•The border of a country which faces either another country o…
29 terms
Westward Expasion- Social Studies
Manifest Destiny
James K. Polk
Vaqueros
Californios
belief that America's fate was to conquer land all the way to…
U.S. President, elected in 1844, whose administration annexed…
cowboys
Spanish colonist and their descendants living in California
Manifest Destiny
belief that America's fate was to conquer land all the way to…
James K. Polk
U.S. President, elected in 1844, whose administration annexed…
49 terms
Social Studies: Westward Expansion
In the mid-1800s, Americans who believ…
What was the impact of westward expans…
The Indian Removal Act was written in…
How did the War of 1812 affect the Uni…
the United States should expand its territory from the Atlant…
Most American Indians were relocated to lands west of the Mis…
American Indians were forced from their land and many died on…
It increased manufacturing and economic independence.
In the mid-1800s, Americans who believ…
the United States should expand its territory from the Atlant…
What was the impact of westward expans…
Most American Indians were relocated to lands west of the Mis…
11 terms
SOCIAL STUDIES: WESTWARD EXPANSION
cherokee tribe member
escaped slave
private of the u.s corps of discovery
mormon
why: forced to move our of land and into a oklahoma reservati…
why: wanted freedom from cruel owner, start a new life, try a…
why: part of an expedition with lewis & clark, wanted to expl…
why: religious immigration, find new land without discriminat…
cherokee tribe member
why: forced to move our of land and into a oklahoma reservati…
escaped slave
why: wanted freedom from cruel owner, start a new life, try a…
35 terms
Westward expansion (social studies)
First major stop on oregon trail.
2 famous landmarks on oregon trail
Importance of mountain men
Average daily distance travelled on or…
Fort kearney
-chimney rock... -jailhouse rock
Discovered trails through rockies
15-20 miles
First major stop on oregon trail.
Fort kearney
2 famous landmarks on oregon trail
-chimney rock... -jailhouse rock
SOCIAL STUDIES WESTWARD MOVEMENT
early 1800s
1818
1848
1849
Oregon country was a land full of promise for settlers and tr…
The US and Britain agreed to control Oregon country together
80000 people ins Inspired by the discovery Of gold
newcomers became known as the 49 ers From the gold rush
early 1800s
Oregon country was a land full of promise for settlers and tr…
1818
The US and Britain agreed to control Oregon country together
16 terms
Social Studies: Westward Expansion
Manifest destiny
Cede
Annex
Tejanos
The idea popular in the United States during the 1800's that…
To give up land to another country
To add territory to a country
Mexicans who claimed Texas as their home
Manifest destiny
The idea popular in the United States during the 1800's that…
Cede
To give up land to another country
19 terms
Social Studies- Westward Settlement
What brought people to the west?
where did towns get built?
cons of mines and towns
us government ________ the expansion o…
gold and silver
near major mining sites
-polluted clear mountain streams... -cut down forests... -forced na…
encouraged
What brought people to the west?
gold and silver
where did towns get built?
near major mining sites
30 terms
7th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary - Chapter 13: Westward Expansion
Oregon Country
mountain man
rugged individualist
rendezvous
term used in the early 1800s for the region that includes pre…
trapper who explored and hunted in Oregon Territory in the ea…
person who follows his or her own independent course in life
yearly meeting where mountain men traded furs
Oregon Country
term used in the early 1800s for the region that includes pre…
mountain man
trapper who explored and hunted in Oregon Territory in the ea…
39 terms
Social Studies Westward Test
Manifest Destiny
What was the goal of the Dawes Act
How many Native Americans live in the US
How many Native Americans live on rese…
the belief that the Christian God wanted American settlers to…
to make Americans more like white Americans
5.2 million(2% of population)... 567 tribes
22% 1,14 million
Manifest Destiny
the belief that the Christian God wanted American settlers to…
What was the goal of the Dawes Act
to make Americans more like white Americans
Social Studies: Westward Expansion
What are boomtowns
What was the homestead act
Which party helped the common man
What is the Dawes Act
a town undergoing rapid growth due to sudden prosperity
land is given for a small fee; open to anyone; must farm on l…
populist party
native Americans can go to white boarding schools if they dre…
What are boomtowns
a town undergoing rapid growth due to sudden prosperity
What was the homestead act
land is given for a small fee; open to anyone; must farm on l…
21 terms
Social Studies Westward Expansion Quiz
Migrate
Immigrate
Emigrate
The Push/Pull Concept
to move from one place to another
To move into a country or region
To move out of a country or region.
concept that geographers use to explain human migration that…
Migrate
to move from one place to another
Immigrate
To move into a country or region
37 terms
Social Studies: Westward Expansion
What is the meaning of Manifest Destiny?
What term best describes the concept o…
Who was the founder of the Church of J…
What leader of the Mormon Church broug…
The Americans believed that they were destine to expand to th…
Manifest Destiny
Joseph Smith
Brigham Young
What is the meaning of Manifest Destiny?
The Americans believed that they were destine to expand to th…
What term best describes the concept o…
Manifest Destiny
11 terms
Social studies westward expansion
Boomers
Sooners
Open range
Granges
People who lined up at the line to get 2 acers of free land i…
Had went early and took the best land
Where you could have gone and settled for free but now the la…
Classrooms for farmers
Boomers
People who lined up at the line to get 2 acers of free land i…
Sooners
Had went early and took the best land
25 terms
SOCIAL STUDIES WESTWARD EXPANSION
mountain men
rendezvous
pass
emigrate
mostly American and Canadian trappers and explored who roamed…
yearly meeting where mountain men traded fur for supplies
an opening between mountains
to leave one's country to live in another
mountain men
mostly American and Canadian trappers and explored who roamed…
rendezvous
yearly meeting where mountain men traded fur for supplies
29 terms
Westward Movement Social Studies
Territory
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Florida
large area of land
land bought from France... President Thomas Jefferson... doubled th…
explored Louisiana Purchase and ... Oregon Territory... Meriwether…
from Spain... through a treaty
Territory
large area of land
Louisiana Purchase
land bought from France... President Thomas Jefferson... doubled th…
15 terms
Social studies westward expansion
Manifest destiny
Reservation
Vigilantes
Homestead act
1800 belief that americans had the right to spread across the…
Limited area set aside for native Americans
Self-appointed law enforcers
160 acres of free land set aside for anyone who paid a small…
Manifest destiny
1800 belief that americans had the right to spread across the…
Reservation
Limited area set aside for native Americans
20 terms
Social studies westward expansion
Manifest destiny
Trade
Settlement
Santa Anna
Belief that the U.S. As meant to expand from coast to coast
Santa Fe trail
Oregon trail
Mexican dictator
Manifest destiny
Belief that the U.S. As meant to expand from coast to coast
Trade
Santa Fe trail
8 terms
Social Studies Westward expansion
Suffrage
Manifest Destiny
Monroe Doctrine
Cession
The right to vote in political elections
The Americas were destined to be coast to coast
U.S. Foreign policy regarding domination
The right of giving up territory by the state
Suffrage
The right to vote in political elections
Manifest Destiny
The Americas were destined to be coast to coast
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