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He was the most famous pioneer in colonial times

 

 

Daniel Boone

2

 

 

America's first missionary to

a foreign field

 

 

George Liele

3

 

 

He authored a series of popular readers in the mid-1800s

 

 

William McGuffey

4

 

 

____ _____ founded the African Baptist Missionary Society of Richmond

 

 

Lott Carey

5

 

 

True or False:  The ranch hand who discovered gold on a ranch in California was John Sutter.

 

 

False; it was James Marshall

6

 

 

True or False:  The miners who moved west during the California Gold Rush became known as the "forty-niners"

 

 

True

7

 

True or False:  The Oregon Trail stretching 2,000 miles was used to transport pioneers and supplies westward and began in Richmond, Virginia.

 

 

 

False; it began in Independence, Missouri

8

 

True or False:  The Oregon Trail stretching 2,000 miles was used to transport pioneers and supplies westward and began in Richmond, Virginia.

 

 

 

False; it began in Independence, Missouri

9

 

True or False:  The famous missionaries who were among tyhe fiest to travel to Oregon were Marcus and Narcissa Whitman.

 

 

 

True

10

 

 

The frontiersman from Tennessee who helped Texans fight for independence

 

 

 

Davy Crockett

11

 

 

The dictator who took control on Mexico and led an army against the Texans

 

 

 

General Santa Anna

12

 

 

He led the Texans to victory at the Battle of San Jacinto

 

 

 

General Sam Houston

13

 

 

Texas claimed this as her western boundary

 

 

 

The Rio Grande

14

 

 

President (POTUS) who said, "A house divided against itself cannot stand"

 

 

 

President Abraham Lincoln

15

 

 

President (POTUS) who said, "A house divided against itself cannot stand"

 

 

 

President Abraham Lincoln

16

 

 

True or False: The strip of land purchased from Mexico by the U.S. was called the Mexican Cession

 

 

 

False; It was called the Gadsden Purchase

17

 

 

Who was the President of the United States (POTUS) during the Mexican War?

 

 

 

President James K. Polk