From whom did the U.S. get the Louisiana Purchase? The US purchased Louisiana from France Who invented the Reaper? Cyrus McCormick & Jo Anderson (a slave) Robert Fulton’s improvement of the steamboat did what? It connected Southern plantation to Northern industries and western territories What invention cut grain faster and increased production of the American farmer? The Reaper Who invented the Cotton Gin? Eli Whitney Who explored the Louisiana Territory and where did they explore? Lewis and Clark and they explored from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean How did the US acquire the Oregon Territory? The US acquired Oregon with a treaty between the US and Great Britain What is America’s Manifest Destiny? The belief that expansion was good for the entire country (a right and obligation) What is the name of a man made waterway to help gain access to main water routes Canals An example: Erie Canal located in New York Why did people move west? (What helped westward migration?) -overcrowding of eastern cities -Economic reasons -Freedom for former slaves - availability of cheap and fertile land -What land acquisition (territory) doubled the size of the US? Louisiana Purchase Which president purchased Louisiana? Thomas Jefferson Which country sold Florida via a treaty to the US? Spain Who are the 3 Abolitionists were learned about? 1.William Lloyd Garrison- wrote “The Liberator” 2.Harriet Tubman- former enslaved African American, who led the Underground Railroad 3.Frederick Douglass- wrote “The North Star”, a former enslaved African American After the war with Mexico, which territory was acquired? California/ Southwest Mexican Cession 1. Original 13 Colonies 2. Treaty of Paris 1783 3. Louisiana Purchase 4. Gadsden Purchase 5. Florida 6. Texas 7. Oregon 8. California/Mexican Cession •What impact did the cotton gin have on the south? It increased the production of cotton and led to the result and the demand for an increase of slave labor. Oregon Trail and Santa Fe Trail are examples of what Overland trails that led the way out west. What did the Suffrage Movement believe? “All men and women are created equal” The name of two explorers that explored the Louisiana Purchase Meriwether Lewis and William Clark How did Texas become apart of the United States? It was annexed (added) after the winning their own independence from Mexico How did the US get California/Mexican Cession territory? The US gained California/Mexican Cession after winning the war with Mexico (treaty) What type of economic opportunities were in the West? -Logging -gold mining -farming Who are the 3 Suffragists we learned about? 1.Elizabeth Cady Stanton 2.Isabel Sojourner Trutha former enslaved African American 3. Susan B. Anthony What is the definition of an inventor? A person who is the first to think of something or make something What is the definition of an entrepreneur? A person who organized resources to bring a new or better good or services to the market to make money Who are abolitionists? People who are against slavery and believe it is morally wrong, inhumane, and against the principles of democracy What is a suffragist? A person who is fighting for voting rights, especially women’s right to vote.