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America: A Narrative History - Seventh Ed. - Chapter 14 Title Description Reference Comment Image William Henry Harrison Governor of the Indiana Territories who became a national hero after the Battle of Tippecanoe. The last Whig President, he was also the first to die in office (of pneumonia). John Tyler The the first vice-president to succeed on the death of a president, he served practically all of Harrison's term. Manifest Destiny Imperialist phrase first used in 1845 to urge annexation of Texas; used thereafter to encourage American settlement of European colonial and Indian lands in the Great Plains and Far West. Great Plains a vast grassland stretching from the Mississippi River west to the Rocky Mountains and from Canada to Mexico. Fort Laramie Treaty (1851) Restricted the Plains Indians from using the Overland Trail and permitted the building of government forts. Creole Ship upon which American slaves mutinied and sailed into Nassau, where the British set them free. Oregon fever
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