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92 Cards in this Set

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Daniel Boone
a young pioneer who was taught by the Indians how to survive in the wilderness, blazed a trail to Kentucky, and founded Boonesborough
John Finley
a mountain man who captivated Daniel Boone with stories of a land beyond the mountains, Kentucky
dark and bloody ground
what the Cherokee, Shawnee, and Iroquois called Kentucky
Warrior's Path
the Indian path which led through the mountains to Kentucky
Cumberland Gap
the gap through which pioneers got from the east to Kentucky
Big Bone Lick
an entire valley which was littered with giant bones
the main preservative
Wilderness Road
a trail almost 300 miles long through the Cumberland Gap
the fort built by Daniel Boone in Kentucky
Scotish people who had settled down in Ireland before moving to America
the first frontier or "western" state
the seccond frontier state
Northwest Territory
today the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota
Land Ordinance of 1785
ordered accurate serveys of the land to divide it into townships and sections
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
stated that when a territory reached a population of 60,000 persons it could become a state
General Anthony Wayne
defeated the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers
Battle of Fallen Timbers
the battle which took place near the present-day city of Toledo, Ohio were the Indians were defeated by General Anthony Wayne
Treaty of Greenville
the treaty which established a boundary line between Indian lands and the areas open to new settlement
the first state of the Northwest Territory
large rafts with flat bottoms
Thomas Jefferson
the issue of American rights and settlemnt in the West wolud be the most important issue durring his presidency
Napolion Bonaparte
forced the Spanish to close the Mississippi River to American trade and then sold Louisiana to the US at a really good price
Robert Livingston
was sent to Paris by Jefferson to buy New Orleans from France
Meriwether Lewis
the secretary of Jefferson who was sent to explore the Lousiana Purchase
William Clark
accompanied Lewis on his expedition
a black man who accompanied William Clark
Mary 14, 1804
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, Missouri
Tenton Sioux
an Indian tribe who were excellent horsemen and lived in tepees in central South Dakota
neighbors of the Tenton Sioux; Sacagawea lived in one of these villages
"Bird Woman"; a Shoshoni who went with Lewis and Clark to help them speak with the Indians
Big Sky Country
November 7, 1805
Lewis and Clark reach the Pacific Ocean
September 23, 1806
Lewis and Clark return from their famous expedition
Chinook Indians
helped the explorers to find food in exchange for presents
Zebulon Pike
the explorer who explored the southern half of Louisiana in 1806; discovered Pike's Peak
Pike's Peak
the mountain in the Colorado Rockies found by Zebulon Pike
Santa Fe
where Zebulon Pike and his men got captured by the Spanish
Spanish ranches
Alexander Hamilton
one of our Founding Fathers and the first secretary of the treasury; died in a duel with Aaron Burr
Aaron Burr
killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel
Barbary Pirates
pirates who controlled the northern shore of Africa
Embargo Act
the act of limiting or stopping trade with other nations
War Hawks
a group of Congressmen from the southern and westerns states who began to call for war with Great Britain
Henry Clay
the leader of the War Hawks
James Madison
the fourth President
Dolly Madison
served as the First Lady for President Jackson and James Madison
an Indian chief known as "the Prohpet" who organized the Indian tribes for war against Amercan settlers
New Madrid Quake
the most violent earthquake in American history
William Henry Harrison
defeated the Indians at the Battle of Tippecanoe
War of 1812
the war that began in June 1812
"Old Ironsides"
a nickname for the ship Constitution
Oliver Hazard Perry
defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Erie
Battle of Thames River
Tecumseh was killed in this battle
Battle of Tippecanoe
William Henry Harrison defeats the Indians under Tecumseh
Battle of Lake Erie
Oliver Hazard Perry defeats the British fleet
Andrew Jackson
met and defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Andrew Jackson met and defeated the Creek Indians
Washington, D.C. and the Presidental mansion burned by the British
York, Ontario
when this city was burned by the Americans it was rebuilt and renamed Toronto
Fort McHenry
the main fort at Baltimore which inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Francis Scott Key
wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner"
"The Star-Spangled Banner"
our national anthem
Battle of New Orleans
Andrew Jackson defeated the British at the last great battle of the War of 1812
Treaty of Ghent
the treaty which ended the War of 1812
Fort Mims
the fort attacked by the Creek Indians under Tecumseh
Hartford Convention
the convention which gave rise to the issue of state's rights by declaring the right of a state to nullify an act of Congress
Industrial Revolution
began after the War of 1812
James Monroe
the fifth President
Virginia Dynasty
a dynasty which included Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, and George Washington
national pride
"Era of Good Feelings"
what Monroe's second term was sometimes refered to as
Spain cedes Flordia to the United States
Adams-Onis Treaty
the aggrement between the United States and Spain in which Spain gave up all of its claims in the Pacific North West
St. Louis
a small frontier village located on the Mississippi river which grew into a big city
the first state to be located entirely west of the Mississippi River
a fee which Southerners had to pay on manufactured goods
Henry Clay
the man who did the most to bring the North and the South together by helping them reach a compromise
Missouri Compromise
admitted Maine to the Union as a free state and providid for the admission of Missouri as a slave state
Monroe Doctrine
prohibited any future colonization in the New World by European powers
favorite sons
the most popular candidates from their parcitular region of the country
the idea in which people voted for the candidate who do the most for their section
John Quincy Adams
the sixth President
National Republicans
those who supported a program of nationalism and wanted a strong central government
those who took up the cause of states' rights and sectionalism
50th anniversary of America's independence
Andrew Jackson
the "man from Tennessee"
Louisiana Purchace
the War of 1812
Treaty of Ghent
Missouri Compromise