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Copy of final 4-5.2 westward expansion

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Transcript of Copy of final 4-5.2 westward expansion

westward expansion OREGON inexpensive farmland Mormons settled here = freedom of religion/escape of religious persecution in U.S.
MINERS CALIFORNIA WEST CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH (get rich quick) M
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EAST EAST self-sufficient cause: effects: industrial north large southern plantations own land Manifest Destiny a God given right to expand and claim lands from coast to coast 4-5.2 Explain the motivations and methods of migrants and immigrants, who moved West, including economic opportunities, the availability of rich land, and the country's belief in Manifest Destiny. populatingn land between Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains UTAH TEXAS more land cotton Hardships *weather
*broken axels
*accidents
*rough river crossings
*limited food supply
*sickness
*bandits
*unfriendly Native Americans In order to achieve success... *cooperation
*relationships
*weather
*timing

Purpose: Seek economic help
*opportunities to own land
*freedom of religion
*get rich
*opportunity to hunt in wilderness
*more land to plant cotton
*growth in towns and cities established westward wilderness rewards hunters sold furs to Europe for a profit wilderness hunters trapped furs then sold to Europe for $
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