Thomas Jefferson
War of 1812
Moving West
Trail of Tears
Manifest Destiny and the Oregon Trail

100

Who was Thomas Jefferson's slave lover?

Sally Hemmings

100

What is a war hawk?

A war hawk is someone (most likely an American) who wants to go to war.

100

This man helped to find the Wilderness Road (also known as the Wilderness Trail) Who is he? 

Daniel Boone

100

The Trail of Tears was made possible by what "Act" passed by the US government? 


"Indian Removal Act (IRA)"

100

Americans moving West would bring with them two very important things. What were they?

1) Democracy

2) Christianity

200

Could women vote in the US presidential election of 1800?

NO :/

200

In the War of 1812, who did the US fight against? 

The British and Native Americans 

200

Corduroy roads were made by ____ on the ground, side by side, right next to each other.

logs, wooden logs

200

What US President pushed the Indian Removal Act through Congress?

Andrew Jackson

200

Manifest Destiny was the belief that the US should exist from "shinning sea to shinning sea." What two oceans are implied here?

The Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. 

300

Did Chief Justice Marshall limit or expand the size of the US Supreme Court?

Chief Justice Marshall expanded the size of the US Supreme Court.



300

After the British were defeated on Lake Erie, they took revenge on the Americans by burning every government building in what US city?

Washington D.C.

300

The National Road starts in Maryland and ends in what US state? 

Illinois

300

The Native Americans forced on the Trail of Tears were moved to the area which makes up what modern day US state? 

Oklahoma

300

The rugged mountain men in Oregon hunted and sold the fur of what animal? 

Beavers

400

Did Thomas Jefferson want to limit or expand the size of the federal government?

He wanted to limit the size of the federal government. He believed in states rights.

400

Francis Scott Key would witness the aftermath of a battle and write this poem. This poem would later on become the US National Anthem. What is the name of this poem?

The Star-Spangled Banner

400

The Erie Canal connected the Great Lakes (such as Lake Erie) to the Hudson River in New York State and then eventually to what ocean?

The Atlantic Ocean

400

How long was the Trail of Tears? (__ miles?)

Roughly 1,000 miles

400

How long would the Oregon Trail take? (__ months)

Around 6 months

500

Why was the presidential election of 1800 considered a revolution?

It was the first time the US had a peaceful transition of power from one political party to another. (Federalist Party to the Anti-Federalist Party)

500

Despite not gaining any new land or territory, what did the Americans get at the end of the War of 1812?

This war gave Americans a new sense of pride, patriotism and a strong national identity. It also gave them a poem which would later on become the US National Anthem.

500

This man built "The Clermont" a powerful new steamboat at that time. Who was he? 

Robert Fulton

500

Name the Five Civilized Tribes.

Cherokee
Choctaw
Creek
Chickasaw
Seminole

500

The main staring point of the Oregon Trail from was what city and state?

Independence, Missouri