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Cherokee Nation
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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
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Missouri River
Mormons
Northwest Passage
Pioneer Women
Rancho
Sacagawea
Territory
The Alamo
Trail Of Tears

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Alamo
Clark
Lewis
Homestead Act
New Mexico
Alta California
Marshall
Immigration
Manifest Destiny
Jefferson
Emancipation
Gadsen
Oxen
Treaty
Railroad
Oregon Trail
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Louisiana Purchase
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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

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Alamo
Battle of San Jacinto
Bear Flag Revolt
Californios
Donner Party
Forty-Niners
Gadsden Purchase
Gold Rush
Manifest Destiny
Mexican Cession
Mexican-American War
Mormons
Mountain Men
Oregon Country
Oregon Trail
Santa Fe Trail
Tejanos
Texas War for Independence

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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

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Chapter 12 Vocabulary Crossword

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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

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Ch 12 Manifest Destiny Crossword

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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

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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

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Westward Expansion Crossword

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Who was the person responsible for and signed the Indian Removal Act? Andrew Jackson
What was the journey that the Cherokee people took because of the Indian removal policy called? Trail of Tears
Which battle was the most important for Texas to gain independence, it was a Francisan mission? Battle of the Alamo
Who was the general and dictator of Mexico during the battles for Texas independence? Santa Ana
Who was the United States's president during the Mexican American War? James Polk
This term means, the belief that it is America's obvious fate to move west. Manifest destiny
What was a popular slogan said by John K. Polk when he was ready to go to war against a territory? 50/40 or fight
This trail was the safest and most effective trail for going west. It's a very popular trail. Oregon Trail
This compromise made it possible for people to still own slaves in Washington DC. Compromise of 1850
Who was known as the, "Great Compromiser?" Henry Clay
Who's idea was it to build a railroad from Chicago to San Fransico? Stephen A. Douglas
This term is the political belief that the people who lived in the region should should vote and decide on the nature of their government themselves. Popular sovereignty

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Lewis And Clark Expedition Crossword

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This is where the expedition began Saint Louis
People who they met during the expedition Native Americans
Clark's friend who also led the Corps of Discovery Lewis
Led the Corps of Discovery and explored the Louisiana Territory William Clark
Native American woman who helped guide Lewis and Clark Sacagawea
Members of the expedition wrote in these about their experiences journals
The expedition would reach this ocean Pacific
Silver medals with a message of peace that were givent to any nations they met Indian Peace Medals
Land west of the Missouri River that was purchased from the French Louisiana Purchase
President who purchased the Louisiana Territory Thomas Jefferson
The Newfoundland dog who belonged to Meriwether Lewis Seaman
Rich grassland of the Great Plains Prairies
One of the primary goals of the expedition was to do this to the new territory Map
The expedition explored land west of this river Missouri
The only member of the expedition to die. He die from appendicitis Charles Floyd

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