The east coast was more beautiful
There were mountains in the way that made traveling west very difficult
The Native Americans wouldn't let white people move into their territory
The United States grew by one state.
The United States tripled in size.
The United States did not purchase the Louisiana Territory.
The United States doubled in size.
The territory went all the way to California
Nothing. They threw it away because they didn't want to get fat.
As a way to keep mosquitoes from biting them.
Shining their leather shoes
A source of food when there was nothing else in the Rockies but soup, candles and bear fat.
B and D
Everyone in the United States moved to western states
The United States decided to expand to the west and have more land
The United States expanded from the west to the east
All Americans realized the west was cooler than the east
That America needed more slave states
That America needed to expand to the west and gain more land
That it was our obvious fate to have a war with Mexico
That America needed less slavery
The first Americans to settle the west
A hockey team
They rode horses.
They rode in carriages.
There was really good land there
The people there allowed Mormons religious freedom
The land there was so bad, they thought no one else would want to live there
It was the first place they came to with enough space for them
Great Plains Act
Ghost Dance Act
Discovery of Gold
The completion of the Transcontinental Railroad