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10 terms
Westward Expansion
Pioneer
Emigrate
Wagons
Expansion
a person who is the first to explore or settle a new area
to leave one country to go to another
vehicles used for transporting goods
to become larger
Pioneer
a person who is the first to explore or settle a new area
Emigrate
to leave one country to go to another
10 terms
Westward Expansion
Pioneer
Emigrate
Wagons
Expansion
a person who is the first to explore or settle a new area
to leave one country to go to another
vehicles used for transporting goods
to become larger
Pioneer
a person who is the first to explore or settle a new area
Emigrate
to leave one country to go to another
26 terms
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Louisiana Purchase
Oregon Country
Texas Annexation
The belief that the U.S. should extend all the way to the pac…
The U.S., under Jefferson, bought this territory from France…
Oregon trail, people wanted new land/life; good harbors, fert…
Texas gave up status as an independent nation to be added on…
Manifest Destiny
The belief that the U.S. should extend all the way to the pac…
Louisiana Purchase
The U.S., under Jefferson, bought this territory from France…
23 terms
Westward Expansion
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis & Clark
Sacagawea
War of 1812
Land purchased from France for 15 million dollars by Thomas J…
Explorers who explored the Louisiana Purchase.
Served as Lewis & Clark's guide.
War between U.S. and Britain.
Louisiana Purchase
Land purchased from France for 15 million dollars by Thomas J…
Lewis & Clark
Explorers who explored the Louisiana Purchase.
20 terms
Westward Expansion
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis and Clark
Spain gave the U.S. this territory in…
This territory was an independent repu…
Jefferson bought this land from France
Jefferson sent these 2 men out to explore the land west of th…
Louisiana Purchase
Jefferson bought this land from France
Lewis and Clark
Jefferson sent these 2 men out to explore the land west of th…
18 terms
Westward Expansion
Great Plains
Homestead Act
Homesteader
Sodbuster
Vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mo…
Passed in 1862, it gave 160 acres of public land to any settl…
Settlers who acquired free land from the government.
Name given to Great Plains farmers because they had to break…
Great Plains
Vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mo…
Homestead Act
Passed in 1862, it gave 160 acres of public land to any settl…
18 terms
Westward Expansion
Great Plains
Homestead Act
Homesteader
Sodbuster
Vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mo…
Passed in 1862, it gave 160 acres of public land to any settl…
Settlers who acquired free land from the government.
Name given to Great Plains farmers because they had to break…
Great Plains
Vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mo…
Homestead Act
Passed in 1862, it gave 160 acres of public land to any settl…
25 terms
Westward Expansion
destiny
sectionalism
nationalism
Federalist
Fate, an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably h…
Loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to th…
...
Political Party led by Hamilton - pro-British; supported by t…
destiny
Fate, an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably h…
sectionalism
Loyalty to one's own region of the country, rather than to th…
22 terms
Westward Expansion
Northwest Ordinance
Louisiana Purchase
Thomas Jefferson
Lewis and Clark
1787 law banning slavery in the Northwest Territory and estab…
Thomas Jefferson's 1803 acquisition of land that doubled the…
The president who made the Louisiana Purchase in order to pro…
Explorers who traveled through the western United States betw…
Northwest Ordinance
1787 law banning slavery in the Northwest Territory and estab…
Louisiana Purchase
Thomas Jefferson's 1803 acquisition of land that doubled the…
19 terms
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Louisiana Purchase
Oregon Country
Texas Annexation
The belief that the U.S. should extend all the way to the pac…
The U.S., under Jefferson, bought this territory from France…
Oregon trail, people wanted new land/life; good harbors, fert…
Texas gave up status as an independent nation to be added on…
Manifest Destiny
The belief that the U.S. should extend all the way to the pac…
Louisiana Purchase
The U.S., under Jefferson, bought this territory from France…
16 terms
Westward Expansion
pioneer
Daniel Boone
The Wilderness Road
Thomas Jefferson
a person who first travels to and settles in a new place
one of the first and best-known pioneers to go west across th…
first road cleared into Kentucky by Boone that cut through th…
third president, responsible for purchasing the Louisiana Ter…
pioneer
a person who first travels to and settles in a new place
Daniel Boone
one of the first and best-known pioneers to go west across th…
21 terms
Westward Expansion
Reconstruction
Thirteenth Amendment
Black Codes
Freedmen's Bureau
Period of rebuilding after the Civil War, during which the So…
Abolished slavery
Laws that denied African Americans many civil rights
Organization that helped the freed African Americans
Reconstruction
Period of rebuilding after the Civil War, during which the So…
Thirteenth Amendment
Abolished slavery
Westward Expansion
This city became known as the "Gateway…
The trails that pioneers traveled were…
Pioneers first called the Great Plains…
Pioneers had to cross this mountain ra…
St. Louis, Missouri
Native Americans
The Great American Desert
Rocky Mountains
This city became known as the "Gateway…
St. Louis, Missouri
The trails that pioneers traveled were…
Native Americans
31 terms
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Louisiana Purchase
Oregon Country
Texas Annexation
The belief that the U.S. should extend all the way to the pac…
The U.S., under Jefferson, bought this territory from France…
Oregon trail, people wanted new land/life; good harbors, fert…
Texas gave up status as an independent nation to be added on…
Manifest Destiny
The belief that the U.S. should extend all the way to the pac…
Louisiana Purchase
The U.S., under Jefferson, bought this territory from France…
14 terms
Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
Union Pacific
Central Pacific
Chinese Exclusion Act
Railroad that connected Omaha, Nebraska, to Sacramento, Calif…
Part of the railroad that started in the East (Omaha) and hea…
Part of the railroad that started in the West and headed East…
Laws that prohibited immigration of Chinese laborers. In one…
Transcontinental Railroad
Railroad that connected Omaha, Nebraska, to Sacramento, Calif…
Union Pacific
Part of the railroad that started in the East (Omaha) and hea…
18 terms
Westward Expansion
Chief Joseph
reservation
Levi Strauss
entrepreneur
Leader of the Nez Perce tribe who tried to run to Canada but…
area of land set aside for Native Americans
inventor of the blue jeans
someone who takes a risk to start a business
Chief Joseph
Leader of the Nez Perce tribe who tried to run to Canada but…
reservation
area of land set aside for Native Americans
Westward Expansion
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Freedom of Religion... Inexpensive, Rich…
Accidents, Broken Axels, Bad Weather,…
America expanded its territory across the country
People in the U.S. thought that it was their right to own all…
Reasons that people moved out west
Hardships faced by pioneers on the trails to the West
Westward Expansion
America expanded its territory across the country
Manifest Destiny
People in the U.S. thought that it was their right to own all…
23 terms
Westward Expansion
territory
migration
fort
trade
an area of land owned by someone or a country
people or animals who move from one area to another
a place to meet or trade with people
to exchange goods or services
territory
an area of land owned by someone or a country
migration
people or animals who move from one area to another
24 terms
Westward Expansion
transcontinental railroad
Advantages of a transcontinental railr…
Exoduster
assimilation
a railroad that crosses a continent such as the one that link…
(1) moved people and supplies more quickly... (2) encouraged gro…
name given to African American pioneers who moved to the Grea…
process of becoming more like another culture; Native America…
transcontinental railroad
a railroad that crosses a continent such as the one that link…
Advantages of a transcontinental railr…
(1) moved people and supplies more quickly... (2) encouraged gro…
10 terms
Westward Expansion
progressive
rough rider
Teddy Roosevelt
Panama Canal
move forward
group of soldiers during Spanish American war
Progressive President
short cut from Atlantic to Pacific Ocean
progressive
move forward
rough rider
group of soldiers during Spanish American war
8 terms
Westward Expansion
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis and Clark
War of 1812
Oregon Trail
1803 purchase of the Louisiana territory from France. This pu…
People who went on an expedition from 1804-1806 to explore th…
The war between the United States and Britain from 1812 - 1815.
The longest pioneer path that stretched from Independence, Mi…
Louisiana Purchase
1803 purchase of the Louisiana territory from France. This pu…
Lewis and Clark
People who went on an expedition from 1804-1806 to explore th…
13 terms
Westward Expansion
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis and Clark
Florida
Texas
Thomas Jefferson bought from France... -Doubled size of US... -gain…
hired by Jefferson to explore Louisiana Territory
ceded by Spain in Treaty with US
Texas wins Independence from Mexico... Annexed by US 9 years later
Louisiana Purchase
Thomas Jefferson bought from France... -Doubled size of US... -gain…
Lewis and Clark
hired by Jefferson to explore Louisiana Territory
23 terms
westward expansion
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis & Clark
Sacagawea
War of 1812
land purchased from France for 15 million dollars by Thomas J…
explored the Louisiana Purchase.
served as Lewis & Clark's guide.
war between U.S. and Britain
Louisiana Purchase
land purchased from France for 15 million dollars by Thomas J…
Lewis & Clark
explored the Louisiana Purchase.
12 terms
Westward Expansion
Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
Promontory Point
Time Zone Map
movement to settle in the west
innovation that allowed people and goods to travel across the…
where the transcontinental railroad was completed (in present…
map that shows the world or region's time zones... *time zones w…
Westward Expansion
movement to settle in the west
Transcontinental Railroad
innovation that allowed people and goods to travel across the…
37 terms
Westward Expansion
Northwest Ordinance
Louisiana Purchase
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton
1787 law banning slavery in the Northwest Territory and estab…
Thomas Jefferson's 1803 acquisition of land that doubled the…
The president who made the Louisiana Purchase in order to pro…
The staunch Federalist who created the country's economic sys…
Northwest Ordinance
1787 law banning slavery in the Northwest Territory and estab…
Louisiana Purchase
Thomas Jefferson's 1803 acquisition of land that doubled the…
12 terms
Westward Expansion
Democracy
Political Parties
Monroe Doctrine
Effects
system whereby the people rule either directly/by elected rep…
organization that tries to influence gov. policy by promoting…
(1823) A political policy of the United States by President J…
results of a particular action
Democracy
system whereby the people rule either directly/by elected rep…
Political Parties
organization that tries to influence gov. policy by promoting…
Westward Expansion
barbed wire
boom
bust
cattle drive
a wire with sharp points or barbs that was invented by Joseph…
a time of quick economic growth
a time of quick economic decline
the movement of large herds of cattle north from ranches in T…
barbed wire
a wire with sharp points or barbs that was invented by Joseph…
boom
a time of quick economic growth
14 terms
Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
Union Pacific
Central Pacific
Chinese Exclusion Act
Railroad that connected Omaha, Nebraska, to Sacramento, Calif…
Part of the railroad that started in the East (Omaha) and hea…
Part of the railroad that started in the West and headed East…
Laws that prohibited immigration of Chinese laborers. In one…
Transcontinental Railroad
Railroad that connected Omaha, Nebraska, to Sacramento, Calif…
Union Pacific
Part of the railroad that started in the East (Omaha) and hea…
47 terms
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
justifications for Manifest Destiny
Westward Expansion
Adams-Onis Treaty
The idea that Americans had a god-given right to spread west…
1. Christianity- America had a right to spread it's religion…
The expansion of America west across the continent during the…
A treaty passed between John Quincy Adams (American president…
Manifest Destiny
The idea that Americans had a god-given right to spread west…
justifications for Manifest Destiny
1. Christianity- America had a right to spread it's religion…
20 terms
Westward Expansion
Louisiana Territory
Oregon Trail
Lewis and Clark
Sacajawea
The United States doubled in size when they bought this from…
1 in 5 died on this route to the West.
They led the Corps of Discovery in a two year expedition to m…
One of only two women on American money. She was a translator…
Louisiana Territory
The United States doubled in size when they bought this from…
Oregon Trail
1 in 5 died on this route to the West.
15 terms
Westward Expansion
pioneer
wagon
wagon train
Louisiana Purchase
A person who goes to live in new or unclaimed territory.
(n) four-wheeled vehicle for carrying heavy loads, usually pu…
a group of covered wagons that travels together for safety
1803 purchase of the Louisiana territory from France. Made by…
pioneer
A person who goes to live in new or unclaimed territory.
wagon
(n) four-wheeled vehicle for carrying heavy loads, usually pu…
9 terms
Westward Expansion
Climate of the Great Plains
Homestead Act
Reservation
Battle of Little Bighorn
little rainfall, no trees, flat land eroded by wind, frequent…
gave settlers 160 free acres of land
an area of land set aside for Native Americans by the governm…
Battle between soldiers and the Sioux tribe led by Sitting Bu…
Climate of the Great Plains
little rainfall, no trees, flat land eroded by wind, frequent…
Homestead Act
gave settlers 160 free acres of land
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Westward Expansion
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Freedom of Religion... Inexpensive, Rich…
Accidents, Broken Axels, Bad Weather,…
America expanded its territory across the country
People in the U.S. thought that it was their right to own all…
Reasons that people moved out west
Hardships faced by pioneers on the trails to the West
Westward Expansion
America expanded its territory across the country
Manifest Destiny
People in the U.S. thought that it was their right to own all…
12 terms
Westward expansion
Abolitionist
Suffragist
Oregon
Frederick Douglas
wants to free slaves
wants women to have the right to vote
divided by Britain and the U.S.
editor of the North Star
Abolitionist
wants to free slaves
Suffragist
wants women to have the right to vote
31 terms
Westward Expansion
agriculture
Battle of Little Big Horn
boomtowns
buffalo
raising plants and animals for food
Native American victory over United States soldiers, led to t…
towns in the U.S. in the late 1800s that grew up "overnight"…
large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
agriculture
raising plants and animals for food
Battle of Little Big Horn
Native American victory over United States soldiers, led to t…
10 terms
Westward Expansion
annex
diplomacy
Manifest Destiny
Texas Annexation
To add or attach
The practice of conducting negotiations between countries
Americans in the mid 1800's believed that the United States w…
1845. Originally refused in 1837, as the U.S. Government beli…
annex
To add or attach
diplomacy
The practice of conducting negotiations between countries
10 terms
Westward Expansion
Pioneer
Frontier
Flatboat
Manufacture
First species to populate an area
An unsettled land further from current established area
A large, flat-bottomed boat mainly used for carrying cargo do…
To make something, especially on a large scale using machinery.
Pioneer
First species to populate an area
Frontier
An unsettled land further from current established area
25 terms
Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
who built the railroad
golden spike
boom town
Railroad connecting the west and east coasts of the continent…
Most immigrant labor. Irish/Chinese (low pay; horrible condit…
-The ceremonial spike driven specifically to mark the complet…
a town that enjoys sudden prosperity or develops quickly
Transcontinental Railroad
Railroad connecting the west and east coasts of the continent…
who built the railroad
Most immigrant labor. Irish/Chinese (low pay; horrible condit…
10 terms
Westward Expansion
cattle
cattle drive
cattle trail
cowboy
any of various horned hoofed mammals bred and raised for beef…
a route that was used during 1860-1896 to move cattle from Te…
cowhands spent 10-14 hours a day on horseback "driving" the c…
another name for cowhand. Many cowboys were African Americans…
cattle
any of various horned hoofed mammals bred and raised for beef…
cattle drive
a route that was used during 1860-1896 to move cattle from Te…
31 terms
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Louisiana Purchase
Lewis and Clark
pioneer
The belief that expansion was for the good of the country and…
President Jefferson bought this area from France which double…
Men sent by President Jefferson to explore and map the land w…
First species to colonize new or undisturbed land
Manifest Destiny
The belief that expansion was for the good of the country and…
Louisiana Purchase
President Jefferson bought this area from France which double…
31 terms
Westward Expansion
Battle of Horse Bend
Cotton Gin
Cherokee Indians
Creek Indians
Battle between the US and its Indian allies against the Red C…
Machine invented by Eli Whitney in 1793 that quickly removed…
Native American tribe that lived in northwestern GA; forceful…
Native American tribe that lived in southern GA; was removed…
Battle of Horse Bend
Battle between the US and its Indian allies against the Red C…
Cotton Gin
Machine invented by Eli Whitney in 1793 that quickly removed…
12 terms
Westward Expansion
sod house
Populist Party
transcontinental railroad
reservations
Prairie home built out of the grasses on the plains
Political party that stood for the rights of the people and f…
Railway that connected the East and West Coasts of the US
land set aside for Native Americans after they were forced of…
sod house
Prairie home built out of the grasses on the plains
Populist Party
Political party that stood for the rights of the people and f…
21 terms
Westward Expansion
Westward Expansion
Transcontinental Railroad
Central Pacific Railroad
Homestead Act of 1862
movement to settle in the west
innovation that allowed people and goods to travel across the…
western side of the first transcontinental railroad... *workers…
encouraged farming on the Great Plains to feed our growing na…
Westward Expansion
movement to settle in the west
Transcontinental Railroad
innovation that allowed people and goods to travel across the…
13 terms
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Lone Star Republic
Santa Fe Trail
Oregon Trail
The belief that the United States would expand across the ent…
Sam Houston became president of the independent nation of the…
This trail was taken primarily by traders and merchants from…
This trail was taken primarily by families, farmers, and miss…
Manifest Destiny
The belief that the United States would expand across the ent…
Lone Star Republic
Sam Houston became president of the independent nation of the…
20 terms
WEstward expansion
Water route to California
Most heavily traveled
Trail through the Cumberland Gap
Religious Freedom trail
Cape Horn
Oregon
Wilderness
Mormon
Water route to California
Cape Horn
Most heavily traveled
Oregon
20 terms
Westward Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Treaty of Fort Laramie
Santa Fe Trail
Oregon Trail
the 19th century belief that the united States would inevitab…
the treaty requiring the Sioux to live on a reservation along…
a route from independence, Missouri to New Mexico used by tra…
a route from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City used by Pi…
Manifest Destiny
the 19th century belief that the united States would inevitab…
Treaty of Fort Laramie
the treaty requiring the Sioux to live on a reservation along…
36 terms
Westward Expansion
farmers
railroad
Chinese
Irish
These people moved west to take advantage of the Homestead Act.
This invention helped connect the East Coast to the West Coas…
These railroad workers helped build the railroad from Califor…
These railroad workers helped build the railroad from Nebrask…
farmers
These people moved west to take advantage of the Homestead Act.
railroad
This invention helped connect the East Coast to the West Coas…
14 terms
Westward Expansion
pioneer
frontier
canal
Louisiana Purchase
one of the first of a group of people to enter or settle a re…
the edge of a country or settled region
waterway built for boat travel and shipping
area of land purchased by President Thomas Jefferson from Fra…
pioneer
one of the first of a group of people to enter or settle a re…
frontier
the edge of a country or settled region
23 terms
Westward Expansion
ore
lode
transcontinental railroad
open range
a mineral mined for the valuable substance it contains such a…
rich streaks (veins) of metallic rock sandwiched between laye…
a railroad extending across the United States which was compl…
land that is not fenced in or divided into lots
ore
a mineral mined for the valuable substance it contains such a…
lode
rich streaks (veins) of metallic rock sandwiched between laye…
11 terms
Westward Expansion
Pioneer
Emigrate
Wagons
Expansion
a person who is the first to explore or settle a new area
to leave one country to go to another
vehicles used for transporting goods
to become larger
Pioneer
a person who is the first to explore or settle a new area
Emigrate
to leave one country to go to another
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