Type
Crossword
Description

This kind of vegetable is poisonous Hemlock
Hattie's group leader Tall Joe
The place of Mr. Kenker's suicide Thousand Springs
This child was named after a boat ElizaMay
The route the Campbell family takes OregonTrail
This person stole things from everyone MrsKenker
This instrument/horn woke the travelers up in the morning Bugle
The Campbell family used to live here Booneville
Hattie was once afraid of running into these people Indians
The location of Gideon and Pepper's wedding IndependenceRock
The boy that broke his left arm bennie
Animals that led the wagons Oxen
The Mormon leaders name BrighamYoung
This little girl was poisoned by the hemlock Cassia
Bugs that flew into the pancake batter Mosquitos
This person married Pepper Gideon
This is one of Hattie's brothers Jake
This person got washed away while crossing a river Mrsbigg
This person married Hattie and made people life in the saddest times Wade
Many people had to ______ the Oregon Trail Walk
How many of Hattie's sisters died Four
This material was often found at trade posts fur

Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the name of the plant that Hattie accidentally killed someone with? Hemlock
Who does Pepper like? Gideon
What other travelers did Hattie meet along the trail? Mormons
What state did the Campbells live in? Missouri
What city did they live in? Independence
Who was stealing peoples’ things along the trail? MrsKenker
What was the name of the family that had an overweight wife and a crippled husband? Bigg
Mr. and Mrs. Kenkers’ sons died in a _________. Fire
How many brothers does the main character have? Two
Mr. _________ jumped off a cliff. Kenker
What was the name of the ship that Hattie’s family rode on to get to the trail? ElizaMay
Mrs. Bigg died by _________. Drowning
What bug bothered Hattie the most? Mosquitoes
Who was Hattie afraid to encounter? Indians
What was the name of the main character? Hattie
Who does Hattie like? Wade
What is Hattie afraid to go across? Riviers
What was the name of the family that rode the Oregon Trail? Campbell
Who did Hattie become friends with along the trail? Pepper
How many sisters did the main character used to have? Four

Along the Wide and Lonesome Prarie Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Hattie's hometown Booneville
the last name of the thief on the trail Kenker
Hattie's fear Indians
Hattie's last name Campbell
the name of the steamboat Hattie rode Eliza May
the name of the plant that almost killed Wade hemlock
first name of Aunt June’s friend Narcissa
Hattie’s destination Oregon
name of Aunt June’s daughter River Ann
Pepper’s wife Gideon
the last name the big lady who has a crippled husband Bigg
Aunt June’s sickness pregnancy
Hattie’s friend back in Missoura Becky
the family with 5 daughters Anderson
Hattie’s last name Campbell
number of brothers Hattie has Two
Hattie’s husband Wade
the girl who died from hemlock Cassia
first name of Aunt June's husband Tim
Hattie’s nickname for her brother Ben Bennie

The Campbell Family Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mrs. Bigg died in one river
Was the girl who wrote the diary Hattie
A girl that was named after a steamboat ElizaMay
Hattie's little brother threw dynamite off of this IndependenceRock
She died from a plant named Hemlock Cassia
It is a color and a structure of land bluemountain
Died from jumping off of a cliff MrKenker
Was married at the age of 14 Pepper
Had a husband with no legs MrsBigg
The members had to eat each other Donnerparty
He was pulled in a small wagon Mrbigg
Was married at the age of 15 gideon
Hattie was originally from here Booneville
One of Hattie's friends becky
He led the people to Oregon TallJoe
It is made of a lot of wagons wagoncircle
Hattie liked this person Wade
It is pulled by oxen or mules wagon
She stole from other people mrskenker

Westward Expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Westward Expansion Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

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

Oregon Trail Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

trail
supplies
pioneer
indian
river
wagon
oxen
survival
travel
west

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

The Industrial Revolution and Westward Expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Memorized the plans of the British spinning machine and brought it to America Samuel Slater
Inventor of the cotton gin Eli Whitney
Built the first American power loom and began textile factories Francis Lowell
This invention helped American industry but also caused an increase in slavery Cotton gin
This inventor made a new plow using an old steel saw John Deere
________________ parts made repairs to machinery much easier Interchangeable
In 1811, this linked the East with the West National Road
Travel over land or water became easier with the _______ engine Steam
The first steam boat was invented by ______ Robert Fulton
Clinton's Ditch was a nickname for this Erie Canal
The Erie Canal brought great growth to this city New York City
The steam locomotive was nicknamed _________ Iron Horse
In 1834 this man made himself president of Mexico Santa Anna
A main reason American settlers wanted to separate from Mexico was the issue of Slavery
The Texas army took over this fort, but was then badly defeated by theMexican Army Alamo
A successful Texas general and first president of the Republic of Texas Sam Houston
Texas became a U.S. state under this president James Polk
The U.S. claimed that the Mexican-American border should be here Rio Grande
This war lasted from 1846-1848 Mexican War
The treaty of ___________ ended the war Guadalupe Hidalgo
Many people traveled this route to the west Oregon Trail
One religious group that moved West to avoid persecution Mormons
Many people moved to Oregon Territory for this Land
The 1948/49 movement west is often called this California Gold Rush
Person to discover gold in California James Marshall
Prices of goods and services are determined by supply and Demand
Women's skills such as ____________ were in high demand Cooking
Mrs. Vander Ploeg's favorite student You

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