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10 terms
WESTERN EXPANSION
Conestoga wagon
boomtown
frontier
pioneers
A wagon made in Lancaster,PA used by settlers to go west
a city that grows rapidly due to a certain industry
the unsettles part of a country
19th century Americans who settled the frontier
Conestoga wagon
A wagon made in Lancaster,PA used by settlers to go west
boomtown
a city that grows rapidly due to a certain industry
6 terms
Western Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Great Plains
Reservation
Pioneer
1800s belief that Americans had the right to spread across th…
Vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mo…
an area of land in the U.S. that is kept separate as a place…
The first people to populate an area
Manifest Destiny
1800s belief that Americans had the right to spread across th…
Great Plains
Vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mo…
27 terms
Western Expansion
lode
ore
vigliantes
ghost towns
underground layers of ore sandwiched between rock
a type of rock that can contain gold found underground
citizens who take the law into their own hands
boomtowns that became deserted
lode
underground layers of ore sandwiched between rock
ore
a type of rock that can contain gold found underground
14 terms
Western Expansion
Homestead Act:... law passed by congress…
Transcontinental Railroad:... a railroad…
Central Pacific Railroad:... A railroad t…
Union Pacific:... left from Iowa to go me…
Homestead Act
Transcontinental Railroad
Central Pacific Railroad
Union Pacific Railroad
Homestead Act:... law passed by congress…
Homestead Act
Transcontinental Railroad:... a railroad…
Transcontinental Railroad
21 terms
Western Expansion
Louisiana Purchase
Gadsden Purchase
Oregon Country
Mexican Cession
Louisiana Purchase
Gadsden Purchase
15 terms
Western Expansion
Expansion
Trail of Tears
Dictator
Gap
The act of spreading out
In 1838, the US government forced the Cherokees out of their…
A leader who has complete control of the government
A low place between mountains
Expansion
The act of spreading out
Trail of Tears
In 1838, the US government forced the Cherokees out of their…
49 terms
Western Expansion
John Jacob Astor
Joseph Smith
Hyrum Smith
John Tyler
Made American Fur Company... Became richest man in US
Founded Mormon faith... Thought to have had 33 wives... Taken to Ca…
Older brother of Joseph Smith... Advisor and confidante of Josep…
Whig... 10th president... Annexes Texas under pressure when he sees…
John Jacob Astor
Made American Fur Company... Became richest man in US
Joseph Smith
Founded Mormon faith... Thought to have had 33 wives... Taken to Ca…
15 terms
Western Expansion
Expansion
Expedition
Territory
Migration
To grow
A group of people taking a journey for a particular purpose
a geographical area that is not a state but under control of…
To move to a different area
Expansion
To grow
Expedition
A group of people taking a journey for a particular purpose
23 terms
Western Expansion
urbanization
Tenement
Political Machine
Political "Boss"
growth of large cities
single room apartments often without heating, lighting, and o…
unofficial city organization designed to keep a party in powe…
corrupt city government officials promising to provided servi…
urbanization
growth of large cities
Tenement
single room apartments often without heating, lighting, and o…
17 terms
Western Expansion
Northwest Ordinance
Louisiana Purchase
Adams-Onis Treaty
Manifest Destiny
(1787) Defined the process by which new states could be admit…
(1803) purchase of the Louisiana territory from France/Napole…
(1819) Settled land dispute between Spain and United States a…
Belief that the US was destined to stretch across the contine…
Northwest Ordinance
(1787) Defined the process by which new states could be admit…
Louisiana Purchase
(1803) purchase of the Louisiana territory from France/Napole…
20 terms
Western Expansion
Sitting Bull
Chief Joseph
Geronimo
George Armstrong Custer
Leader of the Lakota Sioux who fought bravely and had the vis…
Leader of the Nez Perce who gained national attention and adm…
Leader of of Chiricahua Apache who led raids against the pion…
Leader of the U.S. 7th Calvary who was ultimately surrounded…
Sitting Bull
Leader of the Lakota Sioux who fought bravely and had the vis…
Chief Joseph
Leader of the Nez Perce who gained national attention and adm…
6 terms
Western Expansion
supply
demand
assimilate
immigrant
to make something available to be used; to provide someone or…
the ability and need or desire to buy goods and services
to adopt the ways of another culture to fully become part of…
a person who comes to a country to live there
supply
to make something available to be used; to provide someone or…
demand
the ability and need or desire to buy goods and services
12 terms
WESTERN EXPANSION
Conestoga wagon
boomtown
frontier
pioneers
A wagon made in Lancaster,PA used by settlers to go west
a city that grows rapidly due to a certain industry
the unsettles part of a country
19th century Americans who settled the frontier
Conestoga wagon
A wagon made in Lancaster,PA used by settlers to go west
boomtown
a city that grows rapidly due to a certain industry
13 terms
Western expansion
Gold rush
Pony express
Stagecoach
Wagon Train
A rapid movement of people to a newly discovered gold field.
A mail service that delivered messages, mail, newspapers, and…
A large closed horse-drawn vehicle formerly used to carry pas…
A convoy or train of covered horse-drawn wagons.
Gold rush
A rapid movement of people to a newly discovered gold field.
Pony express
A mail service that delivered messages, mail, newspapers, and…
15 terms
Western Expansion
Expansion
Trail of Tears
Dictator
Gap
The act of spreading out
In 1838, the US government forced the Cherokees out of their…
A leader who has complete control of the government
A low place between mountains
Expansion
The act of spreading out
Trail of Tears
In 1838, the US government forced the Cherokees out of their…
18 terms
Western Expansion
Louisiana Purchase (Map)
Mexican Cession (Map)
Texas (Map)
Oregon Territory (Map)
Bought from the French
Took from Mexico in war
Agreed to join together
Signed treaty with Britain
Louisiana Purchase (Map)
Bought from the French
Mexican Cession (Map)
Took from Mexico in war
27 terms
Western Expansion
Who crossed the Appalachian Mountains…
Who created the FIRST Wilderness Trail?
What land did Boone claim on his exped…
Who traveled the lands included in the…
Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone
Kentucky
Lewis and Clark
Who crossed the Appalachian Mountains…
Daniel Boone
Who created the FIRST Wilderness Trail?
Daniel Boone
32 terms
Western Expansion
Why did the settlers clash with the Na…
What is a prospector?
Who created the trails that are leadin…
It was built and pioneers aren't trave…
Because settlers were looking for gold overran Native America…
Someone who digs or mines for gold, silver, and other preciou…
Native Americans
Transcontinental Railroad
Why did the settlers clash with the Na…
Because settlers were looking for gold overran Native America…
What is a prospector?
Someone who digs or mines for gold, silver, and other preciou…
23 terms
Western Expansion
Who is responsible for the Louisiana P…
How much land did the Louisiana Purcha…
Who did Thomas Jefferson send out to e…
Texas Annexation
Thomas Jefferson
It doubled our size (added 530 Million Acres)
William Clark and Meriwether Lewis
Texas was added to the United States after it became an indep…
Who is responsible for the Louisiana P…
Thomas Jefferson
How much land did the Louisiana Purcha…
It doubled our size (added 530 Million Acres)
Western Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Expansion
Great Plains
Migration
...
...
...
...
Manifest Destiny
...
Expansion
...
Western Expansion
John Marshall
Marbury v Madison (1803)
Judicial Review
Thomas Jefferson
Supreme Court Chief Justice whose decisions strengthened the…
Landmark supreme court case because the ruling by John Marsha…
The power given to the Judicial Branch in the constitution, w…
Strict constructionists/ Democratic-Republican that expanded…
John Marshall
Supreme Court Chief Justice whose decisions strengthened the…
Marbury v Madison (1803)
Landmark supreme court case because the ruling by John Marsha…
11 terms
Western Expansion
homesteaders
Homestead Act
sod
praire
Any man over age 21 could claim 160 acres of land in the West…
Homestead Act gave settlers 160 free acres of land
A thick layer of grass, roots and dirt.
Open area of land
homesteaders
Any man over age 21 could claim 160 acres of land in the West…
Homestead Act
Homestead Act gave settlers 160 free acres of land
12 terms
Western Expansion
Homestead Act
homesteader
Exodusters
pioneer
law that offered free land to American citizens and immigrant…
settler who claimed land through the Homestead Act
African American pioneers
new settler
Homestead Act
law that offered free land to American citizens and immigrant…
homesteader
settler who claimed land through the Homestead Act
19 terms
Western Expansion Part 3
Chaps
Branding iron
Wide brim hat
Spurs
Leather strips cowboys wore over their denim jeans to protect…
Tool heated and used to burn initials into the side of animal…
Hats worn by cowboys to protect them from the sun and rain.
small metal spikes worn on the back of boots used to kick hor…
Chaps
Leather strips cowboys wore over their denim jeans to protect…
Branding iron
Tool heated and used to burn initials into the side of animal…
8 terms
Western expansion
Across a continent
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
A person who received land under the h…
Public land set aside by the U.S. Gove…
1. Transcontinental L.A.S
2. Prairie
3. Homesteader
4. Reservation
Across a continent
1. Transcontinental L.A.S
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
2. Prairie
8 terms
Western Expansion
Across a continent
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
A person who received land under the H…
Public land set aside by the U.S. gove…
1. Transcontinental M.P.M
2. Prairie
3. Homesteader
4. Reservation
Across a continent
1. Transcontinental M.P.M
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
2. Prairie
8 terms
Western Expansion
Across a continent
A large area or flat or hill covered l…
A person who received land under the h…
Public land set aside by the US govern…
1. Transcontinental DS
2. Prairie
3. Homesteader
4. Reservation
Across a continent
1. Transcontinental DS
A large area or flat or hill covered l…
2. Prairie
8 terms
Western Expansion
Across a continent
A large area or flat or hill covered l…
A person who received land under the H…
Public land set aside by the US govern…
1. Transcontinental RB
2. Prairie RB
3. Homesteader RB
4. Reservation RB
Across a continent
1. Transcontinental RB
A large area or flat or hill covered l…
2. Prairie RB
11 terms
Western expansion
vaquero
teepee
transcontinental railroad
sodbuster
a cowboy; a cattle driver.
a portable conical tent made of skins, cloth, or canvas on a…
A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It…
a farmer or farm worker who plows the land.
vaquero
a cowboy; a cattle driver.
teepee
a portable conical tent made of skins, cloth, or canvas on a…
Western Expansion
Across a continent
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
A public land set aside by the U.S. go…
The information, beliefs, and customs…
Transcontinental
Prairie
Reservation
Tradition
Across a continent
Transcontinental
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
Prairie
16 terms
western expansion
Vigilante
Transcontinental Railroad
Boomtown
Ghost town
a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake…
The First Transcontinental Railroad (known originally as the…
A boom town is a community that undergoes sudden and rapid po…
A ghost town is an abandoned village, town, or city, usually…
Vigilante
a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake…
Transcontinental Railroad
The First Transcontinental Railroad (known originally as the…
16 terms
Western Expansion (Part 2)
Ways the Transcontinental Railroad cha…
Less pay.
Jerky
Teepees
The white population exploded, the Indian population decrease…
How the Chinese railroad workers were treated worse than the…
Dried buffalo meat.
Indian homes made mostly from buffalo skins.
Ways the Transcontinental Railroad cha…
The white population exploded, the Indian population decrease…
Less pay.
How the Chinese railroad workers were treated worse than the…
Western Expansion
Manifest Destiny
American progress
Reasons for Moving West
Territorial expansion/manifest destiny
To move as far west as possible
There is a dark cloud over the indian Americans and sunny and…
-Political (God given right to extend democracy, expand slave…
-Florida Acquisition ... -Texas annexation ... -Acquisition of Oreg…
Manifest Destiny
To move as far west as possible
American progress
There is a dark cloud over the indian Americans and sunny and…
8 terms
Western Expansion
Across a continent
A large area of flat of hill covered l…
A person who received land under the h…
Public land set aside by the U. S. Gov…
1. Transcontinental A. Yu
2. Prairie
3. Homesteader
4. Reservation
Across a continent
1. Transcontinental A. Yu
A large area of flat of hill covered l…
2. Prairie
14 terms
Western Expansion
University of Georgia
Abraham Baldwin
Louisville
First Colored Baptist Church
First University established by a state government.
Wrote UGA's school charter in 1785
Named after King Louis XVI of France
Established in Savannah in 1788
University of Georgia
First University established by a state government.
Abraham Baldwin
Wrote UGA's school charter in 1785
11 terms
Western Expansion
vaquero
teepee
transcontinental railroad
sodbuster
The spanish version of cowboy
a portable tent made out of cloth and skin used by American I…
A train route across the United States, finished in 1869.
a farmer or farm worker who plows the land.
vaquero
The spanish version of cowboy
teepee
a portable tent made out of cloth and skin used by American I…
9 terms
Western Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Texas Revolution
Louisiana Purchase
California Gold Rush
A religious view that Americans had they were destined by God…
When people of the colony of Texas wanted independence from M…
In 1803, Louisiana was purchased from France for $15 million.…
In 1849-1850, much gold was found in California which caused…
Manifest Destiny
A religious view that Americans had they were destined by God…
Texas Revolution
When people of the colony of Texas wanted independence from M…
8 terms
Western Expansion
Across a continent
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
A person who received land under the H…
Public land set aside by the U.S. Gove…
Transcontinental
Prairie
Homesteader
Reservation
Across a continent
Transcontinental
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
Prairie
Western Expansion
Transcontinental
Prairie
Homesteader
Reservation
Across a continent
A large area of flat of hill covered land
A person who received land under the homestead act of 1862
Public land set aside by the U.S. Government for the use of n…
Transcontinental
Across a continent
Prairie
A large area of flat of hill covered land
12 terms
Western Expansion
why they moved west
New technologies
Technologies
The cotton gin jobs
population grew in the east... cheap fertile land... economic... cheap…
cotton gin... reaper
steam boats... steam locomotives
grew cotton ... dyed cotton... cleaned cotton... replaced the cotton b…
why they moved west
population grew in the east... cheap fertile land... economic... cheap…
New technologies
cotton gin... reaper
25 terms
Western Expansion
Great Plains
technology of the West
Chief Joseph
Reasons for Westward Expansion
flat, erosion, low rainfall, dust storms, few trees
barbed wire, steel plows, windmills, reaper, railroads
Leader of the Nez Perce Native American tribe
land ownership, technological advances, searching for gold or…
Great Plains
flat, erosion, low rainfall, dust storms, few trees
technology of the West
barbed wire, steel plows, windmills, reaper, railroads
27 terms
Western Expansion
The West
Buffalo Bill
Dawes Act
Transcontinental Railroad
Final Frontier in the US
Had a Wild West Show that toured around coutnry
Designed to get Indians to become farmers, and settle on land…
RR that connected the East and West coasts
The West
Final Frontier in the US
Buffalo Bill
Had a Wild West Show that toured around coutnry
15 terms
Western Expansion
Pioneer
May 10, 1869
The transcontinental railroad was impo…
Pioneers moved west because of
An early explorer or settler, especially in the American West
The date the transcontinental railroad was completed
it connected the east coast to the west coast
the Homestead Act
Pioneer
An early explorer or settler, especially in the American West
May 10, 1869
The date the transcontinental railroad was completed
Western Expansion
Across a continent
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
A person who received land under the h…
Public land set aside by the U.S gover…
1.Transcontinental T.P
2.Prairie
3.Homesteader
4.Reservation
Across a continent
1.Transcontinental T.P
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
2.Prairie
8 terms
Western expansion
Across a continent
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
A person who received land under the h…
Public land set aside by the US govern…
1. Transcontinental... MW
2. Prairie
3. Homesteader
4. Reservation
Across a continent
1. Transcontinental... MW
A large area of flat or hill covered l…
2. Prairie
Western Expansion
Wounded Knee
Buffalo
Homestead Act
Ghost Dance
The last major battle between the US and Native Americans on…
source of food, clothing, shelter, tools for nomadic Plains I…
gave white citizens 160 acres of land on the Plains if they f…
an Indian nationalist movement that was a revival of traditio…
Wounded Knee
The last major battle between the US and Native Americans on…
Buffalo
source of food, clothing, shelter, tools for nomadic Plains I…
8 terms
Western Expansion
Transcontinental
Prairie
Homesteader
Reservation
Across a continent
A large area of flat or hill converted into land
A person who received land under the homestead act of 1862
Public land set aside
Transcontinental
Across a continent
Prairie
A large area of flat or hill converted into land
17 terms
Western Expansion
Vigilante
Homestead Act
Transcontinental Railroad
Oklahoma Land Rush
A person who takes the law into their own hands without legal…
An act that encouraged Western Migration by providing settler…
A train route across the Untied States, and it was finished i…
It was the first ever land rush into the Unassigned lands in…
Vigilante
A person who takes the law into their own hands without legal…
Homestead Act
An act that encouraged Western Migration by providing settler…
17 terms
Western Expansion
Vigilante
Transcontinental Railroad
Boomtown
Ghost Town
any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by…
passing or extending across a continent:
a town that has grown very rapidly as a result of sudden pros…
a town permanently abandoned by its inhabitants, as because o…
Vigilante
any person who takes the law into his or her own hands, as by…
Transcontinental Railroad
passing or extending across a continent:
21 terms
Western Expansion
Homestead Act of 1862
King Philip's War
Treaty of Greenville
Tecumseh
settlers were given 160 acres of land if they agreed to move…
Native American attempt to remove Europeans from the New Engl…
Native American tribes lost much of their territory in Ohio t…
Indian chief of the Shawnee tribe that rallied the troops tog…
Homestead Act of 1862
settlers were given 160 acres of land if they agreed to move…
King Philip's War
Native American attempt to remove Europeans from the New Engl…
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