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Daniel Boone
Frontier guide
He led a clearing of road from Virginia through Cumberland Gap into the heart of Kentucky, Wilderness Road, major route for wester migration
Sacajawea
Native American woman
She travels with Lewis and Clark on their expedition as an interpreter/guide
blockade
seal up ports to prevent ships from entering or leaving
embargo
ban on exporting products to other countries
War Hawks
young Congressmen from the South and the West. They object to the presence of Native Americans in Indiana Territory.
William Henry Harrison
Governor of Indiana Territory
persuades Native Americans to sign away 3 million acres of territory to U.S.
Tecumseh
Belongs to the Shawnee tribe
organizes fight for homeland against the intruding white settlers
Andrew Jackson
fights against the British to defend New Orleans; he wins
Treaty of Ghent
ends the fighting against the British
(War of 1812)
armistice
end to fighting by mutual agreement
Tecumseh
Belongs to the Shawnee tribe
organizes fight for homeland against the intruding white settlers
William Henry Harrison
Governor of Indiana Territory
persuades Native Americans to sign away 3 million acres of territory to U.S.
War Hawks
young Congressmen from the South and the West. They object to the presence of Native Americans in Indiana Territory.
Aaron Burr
Vice President under Jefferson after the election of 1800. This election shows the flaw of the electoral process. This leads to the passage of the 12th amendment.