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1810 USA World 1824 Jedediah Smith finds South Pass. 1815 Napoleon defeated at Waterloo. 1821 Stephen Austin settles in Texas. 1821 Mexico gains independence from Spain. The inside of this wagon is only 4 feet by 10 feet—smaller than a modern minivan. Manifest Destiny 1810–1853 Manifest Destiny 1810–1853 Section 1 Trails West Section 2 The Texas Revolution Section 3 The War with Mexico Section 4 The California Gold Rush 13 1828 Andrew Jackson is elected president. 390 CHAPTER
1847 Mormons migrate to Utah. 1853 United States makes Gadsden Purchase. 1847 Liberia, established by a former American slave, proclaimed an independent nation. 1848 Zachary Taylor is elected president. 1844 James Polk is elected president. 1839 Opium War fought in China. butter churn spinning wheel RESEARCH LINKS CLASSZONE.COM Visit the Chapter 13 links for more information about the westward movement. canvas roof with patch chest of silverware kerosene lamp Interact with History 1832 Chief Black Hawk leads Sauk rebellion. Andrew Jackson is reelected. 1836 Martin Van Buren is elected president. 1841 John Tyler becomes president. 1840 Benito Juárez leads reform movement in Mexico. 1853 Manifest Destiny 391 The year is 1844, and you live on a small rocky farm in Massachusetts. Your family has decided to move to Oregon to gain cheap, fertile land. Your father says this move will make your family better off—and give you a better future. What might you gain or lose by going west? What Do You Think? What do you think daily life on the trail west might be like? What might be the greatest obstacles that you face? Notice the necessities packed in this crowded wagon. What might have been left behind?
Categorizing Information To help you understand and remember historical information, learn to categorize. Categorizing means organizing information into groups. The chart below will help you categorize the information in this chapter about the westward movement. Use the chart to categorize information about what groups went west, why they went, and what events brought each territory into the United States. See Skillbuilder Handbook, page R6. Reading Strategy: Categorizing Information 13 392 C HAPTER 13 CHAPTER Taking Notes New Mexico Utah Oregon Texas California Types of people who traveled there Why they went there Key events that brought the territory into the United States land or profit religious freedom land or profit land land or profit War with Mexico War with Mexico agreement with Britain Texas Revolution War with Mexico farmers and traders Mormons farmers and traders farmers and ranchers miners and traders CALIFORNIA STANDARDS Reading 2.0 Students read and understand grade-level- appropriate material. They describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and perspectives of the text by using their knowledge of text structure, organization, and purpose. What Do You Know? What do you think of when you hear the phrase “the West”?

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