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Westward Expansion

Students will know names, places, events for American History during Westward Expansion years.

Francis Scott Keywrote the Star Spangled Banner during the War of 1812
Harriett Beecher Stowewrote the book Uncle Tom's Cabin
Eli Whineyinvented the cotton gin in 1793
Trail of Tearsthe removal of Cherokees from their homelands to what is now Oklahoma
Davy Crockettdied in 1836 at the Alamo
Harriet Tubmanrisked her live making 19 trips south to free over 300 slaves
Lewis and Clarkexplored the Louisiana Purchase
Underground Railroada system set up by opponents of slavery to help slaves flee from the South to the North
Gov. De Witt Clintonopened the Erie Canal in 1825
Oregon Trailthe trail that leads to Willamette Valley in Oregon Country
Peter Cooperinvented the locomotive and called it Tom Thumb
Sacajaweahelped Lewis and Clark explore the Louisiana Territory
Samuel Morseinvented the telegraph
Abolitionista person against slavery or in favor of ending it
Louisiana Purchasethe land west of the Mississippi River that Thomas Jefferson bought in 1803
Robert Fultoninvented the steamboat named the Clermont
Thomas Jeffersonthe president who bought the Louisiana Purchase
Dred Scotta slave who sued his owner for his freedom
Francis Cabot Lowellcreated better working conditions in factories
Missouri Compromisethe 1820 ruling that admitted Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state

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