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How many settlers moved west of the appalachian mountains between 1800-1820

2 million

1

Settlers looked for what 2 things when moving west?

Religious freedom and farm land

2

Idea that God had given the American people the entire continent to settle

Manifest destiny

3

People who settled on land they did not own

Squatters

4

In 1830 what act stated that squatters could buy only so much land.

Preemption act of 1830

5

Who invented the iron blade plow?

John Deere

6

Who invented the mechanical reaper?

Cyrus McCormick

7

Willamette valley was claimed by what two countries?

US and the British

8

Name two famous mountain men.

Kit Carson and Jim Bridger

9

Name two trails that helped people move west.

Oregon trail and santa fe trail

10

People who traveled west without guides were called what?

Overlands

11

What group became trapped in the Sierra Nevadas and was forced to cannibalism?

Donner party

12

What was good mileage when moving west.

15 miles per day.

13

Were Native Americans attacks common for travelers going west?

NO

14

What animal did native americans rely on?

The buffalo

15

Us government and natives Americans negotiated what treaty in 1851?

Treaty of Fort Laramie.

16

Who traveled to salt lake city Utah for religious freedom?

Mormons

17

Who was the Mormon leader, after Joseph smith?

Bringham young

18

Mexico won its independence from whom?

Spain

19

California New Mexico and Texas were part of what country.

Mexico

20

Missions spread what religion and what culture to native Americans?

Christianity and Spanish culture

21

In 1834 the Mexican government did what to their missions so the they will be under civil control.

Secularized them.

22

Cattle ranchers are called

Rancheros

23

Mestizos were placed where in society? Where were native Americans placed?

Middle class and lower class

24

Native American attacks to a revolt in 1837 In what state?

1837

25

Who got 50000 acres of land? And what did he name his fort?

John sutter, sutters fort

26

Who opened the Santa fe trail?

Will Becknell

27

Spanish speaking settlers are called what?

Tejanos.

28

Americans flooded into Texas just before Mexico won its independence. What country did Texas belong to?

Spain

29

Texas won its independence how many years after Mexico?

Fifteen