Western Timeline

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    Daniel Boone

    Boone was known for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky. He was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman.
  • Eli Whitney invented cotton gin

    It was invented in the United States by Eli Whitney. Its a machine that revolutionized the production of cotton.
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    Marcus and Narcissa Whitman

    Marcus was an American physician and missionary in the Oregon Country with his wife Narcissa.
  • The Louisiana Purchase

    Was a deal made betwen the United States and France, in which the U.S. bought almost 827,000 square miles of land from the Mississippi River for $15 million
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Thomas Jefferson commanded Lewis and Clark to explore the northwest territory in order to observe a route and natural resources.
  • The Oregon Trail

    2,200 mile trail to transport route.
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    War of 1812

    United States takes on the greatest naval power in the world. Causes of the war included British attempts to restrict U.S. trade.
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    John Fremont

    He was an American military officer, explorer, and politician. who became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of President of the United States.
  • Indian Removal/Trail of Tears

    There was nearly 125,000 Native Americans livedon millions of acres of land in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida.
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    Texas Revolution

    Began when colonists in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the Mexican Government.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Is a term of the attitude prevalent during the 19th century period of American expansion. It was destined to stretch from coast to coast.
  • The Donner Party

    American pioneers led by George Donner and James F. Reed who set out for California in a wagon train.
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    The Mexican War

    Was initiated by the United States and resulted Mexico's defeat, and the loss of its territory.
  • The California Gold Rush

    Gold was found by James W. Marshall in California.
  • The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Fought near the little bighorn river. Led by federal troops.
  • The Massacre at Wounded Knee

    It happened near Wounded Knee Creek on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Wikipedia