Flashcards in 6th Grade Test 8 Ch 9 Deck (47)
The purchase that makes up the states of California, Nevada, Utah and parts of Arizona, New Mexico,Wyoming and Colorado
The Mexican Cession
The purchase that makes up the southern parts of the states of New Mexico and Arizona
The Gadsten Purchase
Find these locations on a map
The Ohio River,
the Gulf of Panama,
the Arkansas River,
the Snake River,
the Gulf of Tehuantepec,
the Parana river,
The Labrador Sea
How did a pioneer family prepare to move ?
They would buy a covered wagon and supplies, they would load the wagon with tools, food, blankets, kitchen utensils and the family Bible. They would also tie livestock to the wagon.
What route would pioneers take in moving to the West?
They would probably travel west to Pittsburgh where they sold their wagon and bought a flat boat to cross the Ohio River. Later pioneers might follow the Erie Canal.
What types of vehicles might pioneers use for transportation?
Pioneers would travel in covered wagon and flatboats.
The great English founder of the Methodist church
Who said, "Be always sure you're right - then go ahead!"?
In what major battle did Davy Crockett fight and die?
The Battle of the Alamo
She saved important papers and Washington's portrait.
He wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Francis Scott Key
The president who purchased Florida from Spain
The dictator of Mexico who led the Mexican forces at the Alamo
General Santa Anna
What is a pioneer?
A person who does something first, preparing the way for others
The place where gold was found in California in 1848
John Sutter's ranch
Where did the Oregon Trail begin and how long was it?
Independence, Missouri; almost 2000 miles long