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4th Grade History

4th Grade History Ch.12

QuestionAnswer
What couple was the most famous missionaries to the Oregon Territory? Whitmans
Name the person who wrote the "Blue-backed Speller" Noah Webster
Who wrote a series of textbooks in the 1800s? William McGuffey
What state did Daniel Boone open up to settlers? Kentucky
the trail cleared by Daniel Boone in Kentucky Wilderness Road
a long boat with a flat bottom flatboat
land with few people west of settled areas frontier
the settlement built in Kentucky named in honor of Daniel Boone Boonesborough
the purchase that doubled the size of the United States Louisiana Purchase
the 3rd President of the United States Thomas Jefferson
the piece of land that Thomas Jefferson purchased for our country in 1803 Louisiana Territory
who led the expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory Lewis and Clark
the Indian woman who translated the Indian language for Lewis and Clark Sacagawea
During what war did the British burn Washington, D.C. War of 1812
Name our national anthem The Star Spangled Banner
Who wrote our national anthem? Francis Scott Key
During what battle was the national anthem written? Battle of Fort McHenry
Which side won the War of 1812? neither
Which President purchased Florida from Spain? James Monroe
one of the most famous circuit-riding preachers during the Second Great Awakening Peter Cartwright
Name the Mexican dictator that tried to take away the liberties of the Texans Santa Anna
How many men were killed defending the Alamo? 187
the famous frontiersman who died during the fighting at the Alamo Davy Crockett
the war that James K. Polk was President during Mexican War
men who rode from town to town, preaching wherever they went circuit-riding preachers
former mining towns full of empty buildings where no one lives ghost towns
large piece of land that eventually became the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota Northwest Territory
man whose land gold was discovered in California in 1848 John Sutter
the battle where the Texans defeated Santa Anna Battle of San Jacinto
river that forms the border between Texas and Mexico Rio Grande
nickname for the people who flocked to California to find gold in 1849 forty-niners
leader of the Texans during their fight for independence Sam Houston
section of land in the Southwest purchased from Mexico in order to build a railroad Gadsden Purchase
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