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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
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Manifest Destiny
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Missouri River
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Northwest Passage
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Territory
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Trail Of Tears

Manifest Destiny Word Search

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Andrew Jackson
Annex
California Gold Rush
Californios
Cherokee Nation
Corps of Discovery
Diplomacy
Exploration
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Gadsden Purchase
Indian Removal Act
Irrigation
Lewis And Clark
Louisiana
Manifest Destiny
Mexican American War
Mexicanos
Missionaries
Missouri River
Mormons
Mountain Men
Northwest Passage
Oregon Trail
Pioneer Women
Rancho Legacy
Sacagawea
Territory
The Alamo
Trail of Tears

Westward Expansion Word Search

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Alamo
Clark
Lewis
Homestead Act
New Mexico
Alta California
Marshall
Immigration
Manifest Destiny
Jefferson
Emancipation
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Oxen
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Railroad
Oregon Trail
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Polk
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Gold Rush

Manifest Destiny Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Western Expansion Word Search

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Alamo
Battle of San Jacinto
Bear Flag Revolt
Californios
Donner Party
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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

Chapter 12 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Ch 12 Manifest Destiny Crossword

Type
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 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Oregon Trail Word Search

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Manifest
Diverse
Hardship
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Latitude
Mission
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Path
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Barrel
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Pioneer