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Daniel Boone explored a trail through the ___ ____
Appalachian Mountains
Robert Fulton invented the ....
steamboat
Robert Fulton's steamboat was called the.....
Claremont
The Erie Canal connected Lake ____ with the ____ River
Erie
Hudson
The Pony Express was.....
a mail service on the backs of fast horses.
The Pony Express ran from ___ to ____,
Missouri
California
The riders for the Pony Express had certain qualities. They were .....
good riders
small
brave
The Pony Express lasted for ___ months
18
The road that took people west was called the ___ ____
Oregon Trail
The wagon that carried the westward travelers was called the....
prairie schooner
The prairie schooner got its name because they looked like....
sail moving across the prairie sea of grass.
Reasons people headed west were....
to find gold
to hunt
to farm fertile soil
to get away from overcrowding
for adventure
The transcontinental railroad was important because....
it cut travel time to the West Coast from months to days.
The Cherokee peole were taught to read and write by...
Sequoyah.
The person that created the Cherokee alphabet was...
Sequoyah
the animal that supplied most of the needs of the Plains Indians was the...
buffalo
The march of the Cherokee people to Oklahoma is called the ___ ___ ___
Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears was over ____ miles long.
800
The Cherokee people were forced to move to .....
Oklahoma
One reason many died on the Trail of Tears was that there was little....
food