Daniel Boone
Gold Rush
Oregon Trail
Dred Scot
Compromise

100

This is what Daniel Boone's Wilderness Road cut through.
What is the Cumberland Gap?

100

This is why the federal government began building the National Road (Wilderness Trail).
What is to move settlers and goods across the country?

100

These are the two reasons Thomas Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Territory.
What are to find a water route connecting east and west, and to get information about lands so settlers could move there?

100

These are the lands Zebulon Pike explored.
What is Spanish territory in the Southwest?

100

This physical feature stopped many colonists from moving west.
What are the Appalachian Mountains?

200

This explains why Kansas came to be called 'Bleeding Kansas.'
What is pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces fought to control the government?

200

This is what the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 made possible.
What is the creation of several new states?

200

This is the route taken by many settlers who traveled to the Northwest in the 1840s.
What is Oregon Trail?

200

This is what the Mexican government did that made the Texans fight for their independence.
What is they enforced the law that outlawed slavery?

200

This is why people were willing to risk the dangers of the Oregon Trail to make the journey west.
What is they wanted to make a new life?

300

This explains why the annexation of Texas to the United States delayed for 9 years.
What is the U.S. wanted to keep the balance between slave and free states?

300

This Supreme Court decision said slaves had no rights and could be taken anywhere in the United States.
What is the Dred Scott Decision?

300

This is the group of settlers who moved to the western frontier and beyond after the Revolutionary War
What is Pioneers?

300

Americans moved to Texas in the 1830s to for this reason.
What is to claim more land on which to grow cotton?

300

This is the main cause of death along the trails to the West.
What is sickness and accidents?

400

This is what happened to the Native Americans of the Southeast under President Jackson's leadership.
What is they were forced to move west of the Mississippi River?

400

This said that slaves who escaped were property that had to returned to their owners.
What is Fugitive Slave Act?

400

This is the idea that Americans had the God given right to expand and claim lands from coast to coast
What is Manifest Destiny?

400

This was the basis of the United States' claim to the Oregon Territory.
What is the explorations of Lewis and Clark?

400

This explains why President Jefferson wanted to buy Louisiana from the French.
What is to help farmers ship their crops to market through New Orleans?

500

The Cherokee attempted to protect their rights to their lands by doing this.
What is by taking their case to the Supreme Court?

500

This was the Cherokee's 800-mile journey to Indian Territory.
What is Trail of Tears?

500

This is why the United States tried to purchase a portion of California from Mexico.
What is to have a port city on the Pacific Ocean?

500

This is why the United States wanted to purchase Florida.
What is to prevent Native Americans from hiding out in Florida?

500

This was the effect of the Louisiana Purchase.
What is it doubled the land area of the United States?