Type
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Description

vigilante
water rights
forty niner
Brigham young
polygamy
joseph smith
john c fremont
cede
jame k polk
sam houston
john jacob astor
expansion
frontier
dictatorship
annex
siege
stephen austin
william becknell
marcus and narcissa whitman
mountain man
rendezvous
land grant
rancheros

The Manifest Destiny Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

annex
dictatorship
expansion
forty-niner
frontier
land grant
mountain man
polygamy
ranchero
rendezvous
siege
vigilante
water rights

Chapter 13 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Water Rights
Vigilantes
Siege
Randezvous
Rancheros
Polygamy
Oregon Trail
Manifest Destiny
Land grants
Frontier
Forty-Niners
Expansion
Cede
Annex

Move to the West & California Gold Rush Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Chapter 13 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To add on Annex
Give up Cede
Expanding land beyond its existing borders Expansion
Name given to people who came to CA for gold Forty-Niners
Land that forms the farthest extent of a countries settled area. Frontier
Governments gifts of land Land Grant
The belief we had to expand sea to sea Manifest Destiny
Route to the gold rush Oregon Trail
Practice of having multiple wives. Polygamy
Owners of ranches Rancheros
A meeting Rendezvous
An attack where a fort is surrounded Seige
Self appointed law makers Vigilantes
Right to use rivers, lakes etc. Water Right

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

westward expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to add on annex
people who went to california in search of gold fourty niners
legal rights to use water water rights
self appointed law enforcer vigilantes
the furthest extent of settled land frontier
government gift of land land grant
owners of ranches rancheros
extending beyond borders expansion
where people trade furs rendezvous
one person rules by force dictatorship
attack while surrounding a fort seige

Westward Expansion Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The land that forms the farthest extent of a nation's settled regions Frontier
Government gifts of land Land Grant
Owners of Ranches Rancheros
Extending the nation beyond it's existing borders Expansion
A captain who led a wagon trail filled with merchandise from Independence, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico William Becknell
A German Immigrant, sent he first American fur-trading expedition to Oregon John Jacob Astor
Fur Trappers of the Northwest Mountain Men
A meeting where the trappers would trade furs for supplies Rendezvous
A couple who set up a mission in Oregon to serve the Cayuse Indians Marcus and Narcissa Whitmen
A man who led a group of some 300 Americans into Texas Stephen Austin
One-person rule Dictatorship
An attack in which one force surrounds a city or fort Siege
A commander of the Texas forces who led a small army in an attack against Santa Anna's army at San Jacinto Sam Houston
Add on Annex
Democratic Candidate who called for the annexation of both Texas and Oregon James K Polk
Give up Cede
A bold young explorer soon took command of the Bear Flag Rebellion John C Fremont
Founder of the Mormon religion Joseph Smith
The practice of having more than one wife as a time Polygamy
A new Mormon leader who led a group of Mormons to the Great Salt Lake Brigham Young
The name given to these people who came to California in search of gold Forty Niners
The legal rights to use the water in a river, stream, or other body Water Rights
Self-appointed law enforcers Vigilantes

Manifest Destiny - Westward Expansion Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Chapter 13 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the land that forms the farthest extent of a nation's settled regions frontier
government's gifts of land Land Grants
owners of ranches Rancheros
extending land beyond it's existing borders Expansion
a meeting where trappers would trade fur and supplies rendezvous
an attack in which one force surrounds a city or fort Siege
to add on Annex
To give up Cede
the practice of having more then one wife at a time Polygamy
name given to people who came to California in search of gold Forty-Niners
legal rights to use the water in a river, stream, or other body Water Rights
self appointed law enforcers Vigilantes
route that stretched from Missouri to Oregon; trip was hazardous; long trains of wagons Oregon Trail
the belief that the United States was to expand to the West as far as possible; to stretch from the two oceans Manifest Destiny

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