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A Nation on the Move: Significant People

Chapter 14 SS Review Game

De Witt ClintonNew York's Governor who urged the building of the Erie Canal.
Robert FultonThe first to successfully put a steam engine on a boat and ride it up the Hudson River.
Henry Miller ShreveHe designed a more efficient and powerful engine. He installed the engine on a 2 deck boat with the paddle in the back. It could travel up the Mississippi.
Peter CooperA self-taught mechanic who designed the "Tom Thumb."
Samuel SlaterA young man who worked in the British mills. He memorized the workings of the machines & started mills in Pawtucket, RI. He designed a spinning mill for a manufacturer named Moses Brown.
Francis Cabot LowellHe developed a new system of organizing factories. He combined the spinning, dyeing, and weaving mills under one roof.
Eli WhitneyNew England inventor who went down south to visit the cotton plantations. As a result, he invented the cotton gin for making harvesting cotton easier. He also made the first interchangeable musket. He is the father of MASS PRODUCTION.
Stephen AustinFounded American colonies in Texas between the Brazos & Colorado rivers in 1821.
Santa AnnaGeneral who took over the government of Mexico and made himself president for life.
William TravisThe commander at the Alamo. He was there to fight for the cause of freedom in Texas.
San HoustonThe Texans chose this man to be commander of their army. While in Tennessee he was a close friend of the Chrokees & fought under Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812.
Marcus & Narcissa WhitmanAmong the firts pioneers in Oregon Country. They were missionaries who made the difficult journey west in 1836. They set up a mission in Walla Walla valley.
Brigham YoungJoseph Smith's successor of leading the Mormons. He felt they should move to a place where no one would bother them. This place was the Great Salt Lake.
James K. PolkThe President in 1844 who declared war on Mexico as the Americans tried to seize CA for its own. In the end, the US got land from Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, & parts of Colorado & Wyoming.
Johann SutterA wealthy Swiss immigrant who settled in the Sacramento River valley.
James MarshallThe man who found gold while building Sutter's water powered sawmill near Sacramento.

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