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30

The purchase that makes up the states of California, Nevada, Utah and parts of Arizona, New Mexico,Wyoming and Colorado

The Mexican Cession

31

The purchase that makes up the southern parts of the states of New Mexico and Arizona

The Gadsten Purchase

32

Find these locations on a map

The Ohio River,
the Gulf of Panama,
the Arkansas River,
Angel Falls,
the Snake River,
the Gulf of Tehuantepec,
Madiera River,
Niagara Falls,
the Parana river,
The Labrador Sea

33

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.

34

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.

35

What types of vehicles might pioneers use for transportation?

Pioneers would travel in covered wagon and flatboats.

36

The great English founder of the Methodist church

John Wesley

37

Who said, "Be always sure you're right - then go ahead!"?

Davy Crockett

38

In what major battle did Davy Crockett fight and die?

The Battle of the Alamo

39

She saved important papers and Washington's portrait.

Dolly Madison

40

He wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Francis Scott Key

41

The president who purchased Florida from Spain

James Monroe

42

The dictator of Mexico who led the Mexican forces at the Alamo

General Santa Anna

43

What is a pioneer?

A person who does something first, preparing the way for others

44

The place where gold was found in California in 1848

John Sutter's ranch

45

Where did the Oregon Trail begin and how long was it?

Independence, Missouri; almost 2000 miles long

46

The Wilderness Road ran through this

Cumberland Gap