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Lessons 1-6. a boat that moves by the power of a steam engine. a person who comes to a country from another country. a route across land. the physical characteristics of an area of land. a human-made waterway. ID: 715750

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Unit 8A Nation Moves West

Lessons 1-6

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a boat that moves by the power of a steam engine

a person who comes to a country from another country

a route across landthe physical characteristics of an area of landa human-made waterwaya boat with a flat bottom for transporting heavy loads on canalsplant life

immigrantterrainoverlandsteamboatcanalflatboatvegetation

Vocabulary

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having the same conditions and opportunities as everyone else

good at finding solutions to problems

the surface of a place or regionto add or attach

topographyresourcefulequalityannex

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Frontiersman who led the early westward movement and helped build the Wilderness Road

Shoshone woman who helped Lewis and Clark on their expedition

Explorer of the American West who helped lead an expedition to the Pacific Ocean and backExplorer of the American West who was chosen by Thomas Jefferson to lead an expedition to explore new lands gained in the Louisiana Purchase.An African American member of the Lewis and Clark expedition

An army officer who explored the American West, especially present-day Colorado and New MexicoFound South Pass, which helped settlers cross the Rocky MountainsSacagaweaDaniel BooneMeriwether LewisWilliam Clark

YorkZebulon Pike

Robert Stuart

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All of these are reasons many American moved west in the 1800’s except

for…

poverty and diseasenews spread about the incredible taste of In-N-Out Burger crowded cities in the East pushed people to leave their homescheap land that was good for farming pulled settlers West

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Many European immigrants began arriving in the United States. Where did they come from and why?

IRELAND

GERMANY

Escape political problems

BRITAIN

Jobs and religious freedom

Escape the famine

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People transported heavy good on canals by

Aquaman

canoesflatboatstrains

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Which of these became a state in 1850?(You better not get this one wrong!!!)

Oregon

WashingtonTexasCalifornia

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Which of the following reasons made it difficult to travel over western terrain?

crossing rivers and mountains

calm weathergetting permission to travelcrossing the candy cane forest

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What did Lewis and Clark write about?

governing this new territory

plans for obtaining

more land

animals they saw and plants the American Indians used

the beauty of this land in poetry

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One of Lewis and Clark’s goals was

to find the

source of the Mississippi River

to find a water route to the Pacific Oceanto attack

American Indians

to eliminate French

Settlements

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Settlers Moving West

Would someone please

remind me again why we are moving west?

Yes, dear. The economic opportunities and harbors for shipping.

I’m going to find mineral wealth

Religious

Freedom!

Bazooka,

zooka

, bubblegum…

Instead I bought some bubble gum!

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Most deaths among pioneers along the Oregon Trail were caused by ________.

illness

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Most people on the overland trails reached California and Oregon by

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Many Mexicans who were living on U.S. land that had belonged to Mexico

went to the Oregon Territory

stayed and fought

returned to Mexicostayed and worked

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What states made up the Mexican territories in the West and Southwest?

California

Nevada

Utah

Colorado

Arizona

New

Mexico

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Mexico

In 1821, present-day Texan was part of ___________.

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After the Texas Revolution, Texas…

became part of New Spain

became an independent republic

remained part of Mexicolost the Alamo

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The result of the Mexican-American War was that Mexico _____ its land in the present-day _______________.

lost

United States

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What transportation was available to pioneers going west? How does it compare to what you and your family use?

Pioneers __________ , rode _________ , used _________, and sometimes ____________. We walk, drive cars, fly in airplanes for ____________.

wagonswalked

horsessteamboatstransportation

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What importance did rivers have for the pioneers?

drinking

traveling

cooking

washing

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How did the size of the United States change after the Louisiana Purchase?

It DOUBLED!

It DOUBLED!

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Why did President Jefferson send Lewis and Clark on an expedition through the Louisiana Territory?

Jefferson wanted

Lewis and Clark to:search for a water route to the Pacific Ocean

study the areas resourcesmeet with the American Indians

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What did Zebulon Pike and John Freemont do to help westward expansion?

explored present-day Colorado and New Mexico

mapped areas of Great Basin and Pacific Coast

Zebulon PikeJohn Freemont

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What impact did the geography and climate of the West have on the routes and schedules of the pioneers?

Pioneers looked for ________ without many rivers or ____________. They left in the _________ to have good weather and _______.

routesSpring

mountainsgrass

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Explain the Mexican land grant system.

After gaining _____________, many Mexican settlers made their way north to search for new ____________. However, the Mexican ___________ wanted to send even more people north. To do this they gave some people large areas of _____. Under this system, land owners were given special _______. Many of these owners used their land grants as ________ _________.

cattle ranchesindependence

opportunitiesgovernmentland

rights

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What was the result of the Mexican-American War, and why was this so important to the United States?

The result was that Mexico lost its _____ in present-day United States. This was important because in the 1840’s, many Americans believed that the United States should ______ land from the _________ _________ to the Pacific Ocean. This was called “_________ ________.”

landDestiny

controlAtlantic OceanManifest

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GOOD LUCK!

STUDY HARD!


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