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indians
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settlement
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incorporate
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boomtown
forty-niner

Manifest Destiny - Westward Expansion Word Search

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Cherokee Nation
Louisiana
The Alamo
Gadsden Purchase
Sacagawea
Missouri River
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Exploration
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Oregon Trail
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Mexican American War
Manifest Destiny
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Ch 12 Manifest Destiny Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the possession and settling of an area by two or more countries joint occupation
a frontiersman living in the mountain wilderness mountain man
a meeting rendezvous
belief that US must expand its boundaries to the Pacific Manifest Destiny
person who leaves a country or region to live elsewhere emigrant
covered wagons used by pioneers in cross-country travel prairie schooners
Mexicans who claimed Texas as their home Tejanos
person who arranged for the settlement of land in Texas in 1800s empresario
an official order decree
to add a territory to one's own territory annex
huge properties for raising livestock set up by Mexican settlers in California rancho
Mexican ranch owner ranchero
to give up by treaty cede
Mexican who was one of the original settlers of California Californio
person who went to California during the 1849 Gold Rush forty-niner
community experiencing a sudden growth in business or population boomtown
people who takes the law into their own hands vigilantes

Manifest Destiny - Westward Expansion Word Search

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

American History Chapter 13 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Whom did Texas choose as their president after they won independence from Mexico? 363 Sam Houston
Which philosophy meant that the United States was meant to extend its boundaries all the way to the pacific? 364 Manifest destiny
President Polk used a Mexican attack on ___________ forces to declare war on Mexico. 368 American
Florida could not become a _________ _________ until a free state joined the Union. 360 slave state
__________ __________ made huge profits during the California Gold Rush. 373 Boomtown Merchants
What president approved the annexation of texas? 363 James Polk
Discoveries made in California more than doubled the world's supply of this item. 373 gold
Mountain Men made their living as _________. 355 Trappers
The capture of ________ _____ was the final step in President Polk's plan to defeat Mexico. 369 Mexico City
This man took over the Mormon Church after Joseph Smith's death. 374 Brigham Young
The Mormon's migrated to was present day state? 375 Utah
The Cayuse massacred this missionary group after they acidently gave the Cayuse measles. 356 Whitman's
The defenders of the Alamo played an important role in the fight for the ___________ of Texas. 362 independence
Gold was discovered at ___________ _______ in 1848. 371 Sutter's Mill
Which president refused Tesans' request for annexation? 363 Andrew Jackson
The main route that settlers took through the Rocky Mountains to Oregon was called the _____ Pass. 357 South
One of Joseph Smith's basic beliefs was that _________ should be held in common. 374 Property
The Texan forces at the Alamo were ___________. 362 Defeated
What was the last country to challenge the United States for control of Oregon? 355 Britain
Joint ________ allowed people from both Britain and the United States to settle in Oregon Country. occupation
The California ____ ____ beginning in 1849, had a long-lasting effect on California's economy. 371 gold rush
Those who arrived in California in 1849 were called _____________. 371 fourty-niners
O'Sullivan declared it was America's "_________ ________ to overspread and to possess the whole of the continent which Providence has given us." 358 Manifest Destiny
Mexicans who claimed Texas as ther home were called _________. 361 Tejanos
Citizens known as ______________ formed committees to protect themselves. 373 vigilantes

Chapter 12 Vocabulary Crossword

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Description

lived in the Rockies and trapped animals Mountain Men
first American trail Santa Fe Trail
last place Sam Houston wanted to fight a battle The Alamo
formal process of joining of the union annexation
trail from the east to Oregon Oregon Trail
place where mormons lives Deseret
most popular trail California Trail
completed territory of the United States Gadsden Purchase
swiss immigrant John Sutter
80,000 people that went to California in 1849 forty-niners
people who headed west for religious reasons mormons
christian man in the south pass Jedediah Smith
person in command of the Veracruz Operation winfield scott
future states of west territories mexican cession
compromise that california is a free state compromise of 1850
democrats that found problems of the 1850s dough faces
congress decides reasons for slavery popular sovereignty
belief that God wants people to have western lands manifest destiny
brothers who founded trading outpost the bents
democratic dark horse james k polk
led mormons to great salt lake brigham young
discovery of gold in california gold rush
man who set up his own community james marshall
opportunity for polk to fulfill the manifest destiny MEXICAN WAR
general that took 4000 men across gulf of mexico zacharytaylor
the pathfinder JohnFremont

Western Expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Bought land then sold to others Land speculators
Leader in Latter Day Saint movement Brigham young
Movment from one place to another Migration
Emigrant trail that connects mo river to valleys of oregon Oregon trail
Route that connected Franklin, mo with Santa Fe, Mexico Santa Fe trail
A member of the church of Jesus Christ Mormon
A prospector in the California gold rush Forty niner
A Mexican American inhabit of texas Tejano
Person born in cali Californios
Action of annexing something Annexation
Mexico ceded to u.s Mexican cession
City in NE Puerto Rico Rio Grande
U.s should spread throught Manifest destiny
Male trappers Mountain men
Meeting at agreed time and place Rendezous
Patrotic feeling Nationalism
Congress tries to defuse the sectional and political rivalries Mo compermise

Gold Rush Word Search

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gold rush
iron pyrite
panning Levi Strauss
California
boomtown
sam brannan
john sutter
entrepreneur
gold fever
eureka!
gold country
old timers
forty niners
miners
rush
gold
mining

Chapter 11 Expanding West Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Move to the West & California Gold Rush Word Search

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Vigilante
Water Rights
Forty Niner
Brigham Young
Polygamy
Joseph Smith
Marcus And Narcissa Whitman
Rendezvous
Mountain Men
John Jacob Astor
William Becknell
Henry Clay
Canal
Corduroy Road
Turnpike
Daniel Boone

Manifest Destiny Word Search

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Description

Brigham Young
Entrepreneurs
Forty Niners
Gold
Gold Fever
Gold Rush
John O Sullivan
Joseph Smith
Laramie Treaty
Manifest Destiny
Miners
Mormons
Oregon Treaty
Pony Express
Stagecoaches
Trade
Utah