Chapter 11 Jeopardy
Section 1Question: Why did mormons move west?
Answer: In search of religious freedom.
Question: What was the Oregon Trail?
Answer: A 2000 miles long trail which stretched from places such as Independence, Missouri, or Council Bluffs, Iowa, west into Oregon Country.
Question: Who are the Mormons?
Answer: The members of Joseph Smith's church.
Question: At first why did Americans move west.
Answer: To Trade.
Question: What difficulties led Mormons to move to Utah.
Answer: Because Joseph Smith was murdered by an anti-Mormon and the new leader decided that Utah would be their new home.
Section 2 Question: Why did settles move to Texas?
Answer: Because the land in Texas is really good.
Question: Why did Mexican officials want to bring more settlers to Texas?
Answer: To increase the population.
Question: When did México gain its independence?
Question: Who was Stephen F. Austin?
Answer: He was a young agent that started a Texas colony on the lower Colorado river.
Question: Who was the first president of Texas?
Answer: Stephen F. Austin
Section 3Question: Who were the vaqueros?
Answer: People who managed the large herds of cattle and sheep.
Question: Who had the better army between the U.S. and Mexico in the American-Mexican war?
Answer: The U.S. had a bigger and better army.
Question: What was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Answer: A treaty that ended the war between Mexico and the United States.
Question: What happen after the Mexican-American war.
Answer: Many Americans moved southwest.
Question: What did the Treatu of Guadalupe Hidalgo promised about Mexican American.
Answer: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo promised to protect Mexican American residents' property rights.
Section 4 Question: What was the Donner Party.
It was a group of western travelers who went to California but where stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains during winter.
Question: Where did the mining camps stay?
Answer: Mining camps sprang up wherever enough people gathered to look for gold.
Question: Why was Sutter’s Mill so important?
Answer: Because it was a fort and later americans came and took it as a place to stay for some nights. And it helped the American emigrants.
Question: How many immigrants arrived in California in 1849?
Answer: 20,000 Immigrants
Question: What economic problem did California have?
Answer: That it was an isolated state to the rest of the country.
Vocabulary Question: Mountain Men
Answer: Fur traders and trappers
Question: Manifest Destiny
Answer: Obvious fate, to settle land all the way to the Pacific Ocean in order to spread democracy.
Answer: Gold-seeking migrants to California
Answer: Search for gold