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Westward Expan SOL

Virginia USI.8 Westward Expansion

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What was Manifest Destiny? A belief that expansion was for the good of the country and was our right
Jefferson bought land from France ), which doubled the size of the United States. The Louisiana Purchase
Who explored the Louisiana Purchase from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Lewis & Clark
Who gave Florida to the United States through a treaty. Spain
What territory was added after it became an independent republic. Texas
What territory was divided by the United States and Great Britain Oregon Territory
6. War with Mexico resulted in _____ and the _____ territory becoming part of the United States California, southwest
Economic factors influenced westward migration? • Economic opportunity, e.g., gold (California Gold Rush), logging, farming, freedom (for runaway slaves)
___________ _____________ in the eastern states influenced westward migration. • Population growth
cheaper faster _____________ influenced westward migration. For example: rivers and _________ like the ______ ___________ transportation, canals, Erie Canal
Knowledge of overland trails _________ and ________Oregon and Santa Fe influenced westward migration. Oregon and Santa Fe
Belief in the right of ______________ _____________ influenced westward migration. Manifest Destiny
Name two overland trails used during westward expansion. Oregon Trail and Santa Fe Trail
Who invented the cotton in? Eli Whitney
It increased the production of cotton and thus increased the need for slave labor to cultivate and pick the cotton. cotton gin
What did Cyrus McCormick and Jo Anderson do? invent the reaper
Who was Jo Anderson? He was a slave who helped develop the reaper.
The _____ increased the productivity of the American farmer. reaper
Who invented the steamboat? Robert Fulton
It provided faster river transportation that connected Southern plantations and farms to Northern industries. steamboat
It provided faster land transportation steam locomotive
18. What were the main ideas expressed by the abolitionists? List ALL reasons Abolitionists believed that slavery was wrong. • Morally wrong • Cruel and inhumane • A violation of the principles of democracy And that slaves should be freed immediately
Name three important abolitionists. Harriet Tubman William Lloyd Garrison Frederick Douglass
Led hundreds of enslaved African Americans to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman
Wrote the Liberator newspaper and worked for the immediate emancipation of all enslaved African Americans. William Lloyd Garrison
What were the main ideas of the suffrage movement? Declared that “All men and women are created equal.” Believed that women were deprived of basic rights., Denied the right to vote, Denied educational opportunities, (higher education), Denied equal opportunities in business, limited rights to own propert
When did the suffrage movement begin? before the Civil War
Who were three important leaders of the suffrage movement? Isabel Sojourner Truth Susan B. Anthony Elizabeth Cady Stanton
A former enslaved African American, was a nationally known advocate for equality and justice. Isabel Sojourner Truth
An advocate to gain voting rights for women and equal rights for all. Susan B. Anthony
Played a leadership role in the women’s rights movement. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Created by: Mrs. Estes