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abolitionnist
a person wishing to put an end to slavery.
acquisition
somthing acquired,especially an established category,such as land
ceded
to give up or hand over to another,such as territory
economic opportunity
main reason for westward expansion;ex:gold rush in california
expedition
journey for some specific purpose such as exploration;ex:Lewis and Clark
industrialization
the development of manufacturing and commercial production of goods in a country
Manifest Density
the belief of the 1840s that the United States had the right to expand throughout the North American Continent
Migration
movement from place to settle
overland trails
established trade routessettlers followed as they moved westward ex: Santa Fe Trail
productivity
power to produce an abundance;ex: reaper helped increase grain production
suffrage
right to vote
technological inventions
the creation of new tools and the fashioning of implements to solve problems with a civilization or cultre;ex: reaper