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The purchase that makes up the southern parts of the states of New Mexico and Arizona is known as the ____ ____.

 

 

 

Gadsden Purchase

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America's greatest contribution to the field of music in the _____ .

 

 

 

Spiritual

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Parana River

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He was a fiery black preacher who ministered in Civil War hospitals

 

 

John Jasper

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What group introduced the spiritual to the northern states and Europe?

 

 

 

The Fisk Jubilee Singers

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What was the name of the trail blazed by Daniel Boone for pioneers headed West?

 

 

 

The Wilderness Road

7

 

True of False: Jonathan Goble was the first Baptist missionary to Japan.

 

 

True

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Gulf of Tehuantepec

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Ohio River

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The most famous pioneer of the colonial times

 

 

Daniel Boone

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He was the leader of the "Haystack Prayer Meetings"

 

 

Samuel J. Mills

12

 

 

The woman responsible for New York City's first Sunday school program

 

 

Cathrine Ferguson

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Labrador Sea

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The treaty that officially ended the War of 1812 was the ____ __ ____ .

 

 

 

The Treaty of Ghent

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Gulf of Tehuantepec

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Snake River

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Who was the author of a children's reading series used in the 1800s?

 

 

 

William McGuffey

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True of False: The Gadsden Purchase of 1803 more than doubled the size of the United States.

 

 

False; it was the Louisiana Purchase.

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What types of vehicles might a pioneer family have used for transportation to move west? 

 

 

  • Covered wagons
  • Flatboats

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_____ ____ was one of the beloved hymn writers of the 1800s.

 

 

 

Isaac Watts

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Gulf of Panama

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The most heroic and best-remembered battle in Texas's struggle for independence was at the _____ .

 

 

 

Alamo

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President _____ ______ was the President responsible for obtaining the Louisiana Purchase.

 

 

 

Thomas Jefferson

24

 

True of False: The American general who responsible for the victory at the Battle of New Orleans was George Washington.

 

 

False; It was Andrew Jackson .

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Empty, deserted towns left after the gold miners had moved on were called ____ ____ .

 

 

 

Ghost towns

26

 

 

"Father of Western African Missions"

 

 

Lott Carey

27

 

 

What routes might a pioneer family take to move west? 

  • Probably travel to Pittsburg
  • Sell wagon and buy a flatboat
  • Cross the Ohio River
  • Later, pioneers may follow the Erie Canal

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Freedom of religion and protection to those settling in the Northwest Territory was guaranteed by the ______ ______.

 

 

 

Northwest Ordinance

29

 

True of False: One reason America declared war on England in 1860 was because the English were kidnapping American sailors.

 

 

False; America declared war on England in 1812.

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True of False: General Sam Houston captured Santa Anna and the Mexican army at the Battle of the Alamo.

 

 

False; It was the battle at San Jacinto .

31

 

 

How did a pioneer family prepare to move west? 

  • Buy a covered wagon
  • Load the wagon with tools, food, blankets, cooking utensils, family bible
  • Tie livestock to the wagon

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Preachers who traverled from town to town preaching in areas that had no pastor were called ____-____ _____.

 

 

 

Circuit-riding preachers

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One of the best known cicuit-riding preachers

 

 

Peter Cartwright

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Madeira River

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The man who wrote the first major American dictionary

 

 

Noah Webster

36

 

 

Gold miners in the California Gold Rush were called ____-_____ .

 

 

 

Forty-niners

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Niagara Falls

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Angel Falls

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America's first missionary

to a foreign land

 

 

George Liele

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The first major man-made canal in the Unisted States was the ____ ____ .

 

 

 

Erie Canal

41

 

 

Sacagawea acted as their guide and interpreter

 

 

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

42

 

True of False: Commodore Matthew Perry was responsible for opening American trade with China.

 

 

False; He opened trade with Japan .

43

 

The purchase that makes up the states of California, Nevada, Utah, and parts of Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming and Colorado is know as the _____ _____ .

 

 

 

Louisiana Purchase

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America's greatest contribution to the field of music in the _____ .

 

 

 

Spiritual

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Arkansas River

46

 

 

"Father of American Missions"

 

 

Adoniram Judson

47

 

 

True of False: The Whitmans were the most famous missionaries to Alaska.

 

 

False; They were famous in Oregon .