Flashcards in US History Chapter 7 Note Quiz section 1 and 2 Deck (30):
How many settlers moved west of the appalachian mountains between 1800-1820
Settlers looked for what 2 things when moving west?
Religious freedom and farm land
Idea that God had given the American people the entire continent to settle
People who settled on land they did not own
In 1830 what act stated that squatters could buy only so much land.
Preemption act of 1830
Who invented the iron blade plow?
Who invented the mechanical reaper?
Willamette valley was claimed by what two countries?
US and the British
Name two famous mountain men.
Kit Carson and Jim Bridger
Name two trails that helped people move west.
Oregon trail and santa fe trail
People who traveled west without guides were called what?
What group became trapped in the Sierra Nevadas and was forced to cannibalism?
What was good mileage when moving west.
15 miles per day.
Were Native Americans attacks common for travelers going west?
What animal did native americans rely on?
Us government and natives Americans negotiated what treaty in 1851?
Treaty of Fort Laramie.
Who traveled to salt lake city Utah for religious freedom?
Who was the Mormon leader, after Joseph smith?
Mexico won its independence from whom?
California New Mexico and Texas were part of what country.
Missions spread what religion and what culture to native Americans?
Christianity and Spanish culture
In 1834 the Mexican government did what to their missions so the they will be under civil control.
Cattle ranchers are called
Mestizos were placed where in society? Where were native Americans placed?
Middle class and lower class
Native American attacks to a revolt in 1837 In what state?
Who got 50000 acres of land? And what did he name his fort?
John sutter, sutters fort
Who opened the Santa fe trail?
Spanish speaking settlers are called what?
Americans flooded into Texas just before Mexico won its independence. What country did Texas belong to?