History CH 13
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History CH 13
History CH 13, Abeka Grade 8
Who claimed the Bible and a rifle as his "two best friends" while trailblazing the South Pass?
Name the American who became a chief of the Crow nation and discovered a wagon route into California?
Who became known as the "Father of the Santa Fe Trail"?
Why did mountain men blaze or cut Indian trails?
so others could follow
What country owned what we now call California in 1826?
What did Herman Melville write?
What did Edgar Allan Poe write?
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
What did Oliver Wendell Holmes write?
What did John Greenleaf Whittier write?
What did Henry Wadsworth Longfellow write?
The Song of Haiawatha
What did Nathaniel Hawthorne write?
The Scarlet Letter
What did Washington Irving write?
"Rib Van Wrinkle"
What did James Fenimore Cooper write?
The Last of the Mohicans
Who wrote over 200 songs, including "Swanee River," "My Old Kentucky Home," and "Oh! Susanna"?
What was the philosophy of education in the 1800's?
Traditional education = passes the accumulated knowledge of the past to the present generation
What role did parents play in the 1800's education?
parents controlled curriculum, instruction and operation of local school
Who led the largest wagon train ever to go west?
Who discovered gold at John Sutter's mill?
Who became known as "the Street Preacher" for his ministry in San Francisco?
Who led the first expedition of white men to cross the Sierras into California during winter?
John C. Fremont
Name of revolt staged by American settlers?
Bear Flag Revolt
Name of covered wagons which families used to move west to Oregon?
Why did 4 Indian chiefs of Flathead and Nez Perce tribes travel to St. Louis in 1832?
search for "Book from Heaven" (Bible)
First 2 white women to journey west of the Rockies?
1. Narcissa Whiteman
2. Eliza Spaulding
Supervisor of Fort Vancouver who became known as the "Father of Oregon"?
What city and state did Oregon trains usually start when going West?
Name 3 types of colonial government?
Who is known as "the Father of Texas"?
Name of land purchase that doubled the size of America?
the largest wagon train ever to go west?
How did Independence Rock receive its name?
wagons usually reached the rock in July
Who is known as the "Pathfinder of the Seas" because of his work with oceanography?
Commanding officer of the Americans at the Alamo?
Colonel William Travis
18-minute battle that won Texan independence from Mexico?
Battle of San Jacinto
First President of the Republic of Texas?
Battle that involved the first major amphibious landing of American forces?
Declared himself dictator of Mexico?
Named "Old Rough and Ready"?
What state is called the "Lone Star Republic"?
The battle that Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett died in?