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Westward Expansion Jeopardy!

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Transcript of Westward Expansion Jeopardy!

Native Americans
Native Americans
Pieces of the Puzzle
Pieces of the Puzzle
War of 1812
War of 1812
Expansion Inventions
Expansion Inventions
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
California
Gold Rush
California
Gold Rush

Texas
Time for your first "answer"...
This Native American tribe was forced to move from Georgia.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the

Cherokee
The act that Congress passed to force the relocation of Native
Americans.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS

the Indian Removal Act
This was the supreme court case where the Cherokee fought to keep their lands.

ANSWER:
What is Worcester v. Georgia
This event was when Native Americans were forced to leave their homes and travel west of the Mississippi River.

ANSWER:
What was the Trail of Tears
This many people died along the Trail of Tears.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS 1/3 or 4,000/15,000
This land was purchased in order for the United States to keep control of the Mississippi River and the port of New Orleans.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the Louisiana Purchase
This territory was split at the 49th Parallel between the British and the US.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the Oregon Country
This territory was ceded to the US after Spanish officials realized that they could not keep it against the Americans.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the Florida Cession
This land was purchased in order to build a railroad through it.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the Gadsden Purchase
Time for

your first "answer"...
It's Time to Play...
It's Time to Play...
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Players will be able to identify key information and ideas about unit 5.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Let's meet your...
DEFENDING CHAMPION!
DIN
What state use to be known as the Lone Star Republic?
This man wrote the poem that would eventually become the National Anthem of the US.

ANSWER:
Who is Francis Scott Key

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the Battle of Baltimore
One of the buildings burned by the British was this.

ANSWER:
WHAT is the Capitol Building
With the death of Tecumseh, hopes died for this.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS a Native American Confederation
This country fought against the US during the War of 1812.

ANSWER:
What was the British
PLAYING IS EASY...
Simply decide which
category you'd like to concentrate
on and then pick the bid
amount you want.
let's have some fun
as we play my
FAVORITE
game...
Westward Expansion
Jeopardy!
This invention helped with transporting people and goods westward across the US by land.

ANSWER:
WHAT are Railroads
This means of transportation contributed to the growth of river cities such as Cincinnati.
This invention was used to communicate over long distances.

ANSWER:
WHAT was the Telegraph
This invention is an artificial waterway.

ANSWER:
What are Canals
Eli Whitney created this invention.

ANSWER:
What is the Cotton Gin
This was one of the goals of Lewis and Clark’s expedition.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS to find and map the northwest passage.
Mountain men made their living as this.

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WHAT are trappers
This political policy called for a stop to European colonization of the Americas.

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What is the Monroe Doctrine
This government's powers were backed
by the Supreme Court.

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What is the Federal Government
This woman helped Lewis and Clark navigate a path to the Pacific Ocean by land.

ANSWER:
Who is Sacajawea
In mining towns during the California Gold Rush, this was how public order was maintained.

ANSWER:
What was Vigilante Committees - was where concerned citizens acted as police, judge, jury, and, when required, executioner

These were large growing cities that formed in California full of miners, such as San Francisco.

ANSWER:
What are boomtowns
This was the largest single migration in American history.

ANSWER:
What is Forty-niners to California
This group of people made huge profits during the California Gold Rush.

ANSWER:
WHAT are boomtown merchants
This event, beginning in 1849, had long-lasting effects on California's economy.

ANSWER:
WHAT was discovery of gold
COMPETITOR REVIEW
U.S. Constitution
Colonial America
This territory was known as the Lone Star Republic before it asked to become part of the United States.

ANSWER:
WHAT IS the Texas Annexation
Federalsim
Articles of
Confederation
Amendments
Bill of Rights
Three Branches of Government
zoom!
Rights
...
when done,
push here
then use the
arrows below...
continue...
State two ways the Erie Canal affected the growth of New York State.
thanks for playing!
thanks for playing!
Westward Expansion
What was Shays' Rebellion?
An uprising by farmers as a reaction to the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
Answer:

WHAT was the Steamboat
Answer: It took less time and connected major waterways. It made NYC a big trading center.
Make Bids for Final Jeopardy
- splitting government
powers between the
State and National
government

This battle was the inspiration for the writing of the Star Spangled Banner which became our national anthem.
- Had many weaknesses
- Weak central government
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