Chapter 8 1. Discuss the motivation and movement of westerners in the early 1800s.-After 1790 a flood of people rushed west to stake out farms on the rich soil. Westerners depended on water transportation because of the extraordinarily high cost of hauling goods overland. Riverboats represented the only economical means of carrying agticultural products to distant markets. 2. Discuss Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa. What did they work to do?-The Shawnee leaders were Tenskwatawa (known as the prophet) and his brother Tecumseh. Tecumseh was the first native leader to identify himself as “Indian.” These men desperately attempted to revitalize native cultures. They briefly persuaded Native Americans living in the Indiana territory to avoid contacts with whites and resist trades, and most important to hold on to their land. 3. Describe the republican simplicity that Jefferson tried to bring to the presidency.-The reduction of the size and cost of the federal government, the repeal of
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