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7th Grade US History - Unit 3 - Spanning a Continent

The ____ Trail is a trail from Independence, Missouri to Oregon used by many pioneers during the 1840s
a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money.
The Monroe ___ is a statement of foreign policy which proclaimed that Europe should not interfere in affairs within the United States or in the development of other countries in the Western Hemisphere.
The lame-____ period is the during which a president who has lost an election or has ended a second term is still in office before the new president serves
Popular ____ is a belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Those who wanted to abolish slavery
The ____ System was an economic program advanced by Henry Clay that included support for a national bank, high tariffs, and internal improvements.
a method in election campaigns that uses gossip and lies to make an opponent look bad
The ___ Trail was a trail from Independence, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the mid-1800s.
Shallow, manmade water highway that connects two bodies of water
Poor farmers in North Carolina and elsewhere who occupied land and raised crops without gaining legal title to the soil
______ of 1850 includes California admitted as a free state, the Fugitive Slave Act, Made popular sovereignty in most other states from Mexican- American War
____ Destiny is the 1800s belief that Americans had the right to spread across the continent.
The Industrial _____ was a period of rapid growth in innovations that benefited farming, manufacturing, and trade.
an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country.
The California ___ was an overland trail that led migrants to California during the Gold Rush
The ____ Party was a political party formed by supporters of Andrew Jackson after the presidential election of 1824.
Church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830 with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, religious group that emphasized moderation, saving, hard work, and risk-taking; moved from IL to UT
The Era of ____ Feelings was a name for President Monroe's two terms, a period of strong nationalism, economic growth, and territorial expansion. Since the Federalist party dissolved after the War of 1812, there was only one political party and no partisan conflicts.
Interstate ____ is trade between two or more states.
The ____ Express is a function of the nation's Postal Service that where riders carried mail on horseback from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California.
The Second Great _____ is a series of religious revivals in 1801 that transformed the lives of cold church members.
The current officeholder
The ____ Purchase is the territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million
Privately built roads that charged a fee to travelers who used them
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
The Tariff of ______ is a tariff passed by Congress in 1828 that favored manufacturing in the North and was hated by the South
The ____ Star Republic is the nickname or Texas after it won independence from Mexico in 1836
The ____ system is a system of public employment based on rewarding party loyalists and friends.
Formal withdrawal of states or regions from a nation
The California ____ Rush is the mass migration to California following the discovery of gold in California.
The formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation.
a private meeting of party leaders to choose candidates for office
The Gadsden ___ was an 1853 purchase by the United States of southwestern lands from Mexico
water compartments that could be opened and shut