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Manifest Destiny - Westward Expansion Word Search

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Westward Expansion Word Search

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Manifest Destiny - Westward Expansion Word Search

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Andrew Jackson
California Gold Rush
Cherokee Nation
Corps Of Discovery
Diplomacy
Exploration
Forty-Niners
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Indian Removal Act
Irrigation
Legacy
Lewis And Clark
Louisiana
Manifest Destiny
Mexican
Mexican American War
Missionaries
Missouri River
Mormons
Northwest Passage
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Trail Of Tears

Manifest Destiny Crossword

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belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America Manifest Destiny
gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California California Gold Rush
used the term "manifest destiny" in 1845 to promote the annexation of Texas and the Oregon Country to the United States John L Sullivan
William Becknell and five other men began their journey Westward from Franklin, Missouri to New Mexico santa fe trail
traveled on the Santa fe Trail from Missouri to New Mexico William Becknell
key to the nation’s health according to Thomas Jefferson Westward Expansion
purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government Thomas Jefferson
Mexico lost nearly half of its territory, the present American Southwest from Texas to California; U.S. became a continental power. Mexican American War
negotiated Webster-Ashburton Treaty Daniel Webster
route over which settlers traveled to Oregon oregon trail
discovered in California in 1848 gold
Maine vs.Canada Aroostook War
president during Manifest Destinty James k polk
when people from two countries occupy and settle a territory joint occupation
to take control of annex
After the Texan victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Santa Anna is captured and recognizes Texas as independent Lone Star Republic
as a result of the treaty, the U.S. annexed present-day New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California Mexican Cession
to give land over to another country Cession

Oregon Trail Word Search

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Manifest Destiny Crossword Puzzle

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A large body of water that stretches from America to Europe. Atlantic Ocean
A treaty was named from this place that's a neighborhood in Mexico City today. Gaudalupe Hidalgo
A man that wanted money for the war in Europe. Napoleon
Many Americans believed that there was gold in the east. Gold Rush
A purchase that created a shorter railroad route. Gadsden Purchase
A state that America purchased from Spain. Florida
The belief that God wanted the United States to win all of North America. Manifest Destiny
The country that's south from the United States. Mexico
People who favored territorial growth. Expansionists
A purchase that gave America the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. Louisiana Purchase
The territorial purchase that created the Gold Rush. Mexican Cession
Emigrants moved to the North East on this dangerous trail. Oregon Trail
A body of water that stretches from America to Asia. Pacific Ocean
The state that annexed into the United States. Texas
Texas decided to declare independence from Mexico. This is the name of the revolt. Texas Revolt

Oregon Trail Word Search

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Chapter 11 Expanding West Crossword

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Created one of the largest fur businesses. John Jacob Astor
Fur traders and trappers who became known as Mountain Men
200 mile long trail that took 6 months Oregon Trail
120 mile long trail that took 2 months Santa Fe Trail
Search for gold Prospect
Gold seeking migrants to California 49ers
A group of western travelers who were stranded in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847 Donner Party
The U.S government paid mexico $10 million Gadsden Purchase
American pioneer who built a fort a trading post on the California frontier John Sutter
A revolt against Mexico to turn over much of its Northern Territory to the U.S.A Bear Flag Revolt
Spanish mission in San Antonio Texas that was the site of famous battle of the Texas Revolution. Alamo
Spanish colonists in California in the 1800s Californios
Mexican general and politician and president of Mexico Antonio lopez de Santa Anna
A belief Shared by many Americans in the mid 1800s that the United States should expand over the Pacific Ocean Manifest Destiny
A Mexican priest led a rebellion of about 80,000 Father Miguel Hidalgo
American colonizer in Texas he was imprisoned urging Texas after Anna suspended Mexico's Constitution Stephen F Austin
Agents who were contracted by the Mexican republic to bring settlers to Texas in the early 1800s Empresarios
signed on February 2, 1848, ended the Mexican-American War in favor of the United States. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
American religious leader who headed the Mormon Church after the murder of Joseph Smith Brigham Young

Oregon Trail Word Search

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walking
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THE WESTWARD EXPANSION: Solve the puzzle to recieve your GOLD. Crossword

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After Jefferson's _______ _______, American more than doubled in size. Louisiana Purchase
_________ _____ ________ were the first explorers to travel out West after the Louisiana Purchase. Upon their return, more Americans began to travel west. Lewis and Clark
One reason Americans traveled out west was in hopes to escape __________ persecution. religious
Another reason Americans traveled out west because they heard that there were better opportunties and ________ was plentiful, affordable, and not crowded. Land
The pioneers traveled in wagons pulled by __________. oxen
The pioneers traveled down the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California Trails, which were soon known as the _________ ___ ____ _______ because these were the most widely used trails while traveling west. Gateway to the West
Some people traveled West in search of gold after it was discovered in California in 1848. This created what was known as the _________ ______ _______. California Gold Rush
_________ _________ was a belief that the natural outcome was for Americans to expand and settle the continent. Manifest Destiny
The ________ _______ of 1862 offered 160 acres of land in the West to citizens who were willing to farm it for at least five years. Homestead Act
The ________ _______ _______ _______ of 1850 allowed single men to purchase 320 acres of land and married men to purhcase 640 acres of land. This was the first law that allowed women and Native Americans to hold land in their name. Donation Land Claim Act
Pioneers experienced many dangers and hardships when traveling out west. Some of these included attacks by wild animals and hostile _________ ________ who resented the pioneers for coming into and settling in their territory. Native Americans