BC: David Horsmann
FC: I.N.S.P.E.C.T. 1790-1850
1: Dedication | Chris the Wal-Mart Greeter
2: Ideas | First Census | Westward Movement | The colonists moved westward because they wanted to discover new land | The first census was purposed on August 2, 1790. It showed that 3,929,326 people lived in America and 697,681 were slaves
3: Ideas | Indian Removal | Most ideas came from the government influencing the people in both negative and positive ways. | The government forced the Indians to leave their land and move westward.
4: Natural Geographic | The land was one of the most important parts of moving west. The plains were easy to get over with wagons and horses but the mountains were very difficult.
5: Natural Geographic | The main reason they had to use wagons is because they were not able to travel on water due to the way the river flowed which is North to South not East to West.
6: Social | The gold rush is the American dream. Money and land!! The California gold rush began on January 24, 1848 when James MArshal Discovered gold
7: Social | The trail of tears was the removal of the Native Americans from their land. Many died on this brutal trip east of the Mississippi River.
8: Presidents 1790-1850 | George Washington 1789-1797 | John Adams 1797-1801 | Thomas Jefferson 1801-1809 | James Madison 1809-1817 | James Monroe 1817-1825 | John Quincy Adams 1825-1829 | Andrew Jackson 1829-1837 | Martin van Buren 1837-1841 | William Henry Harrison 1841-1841 | John Tyler 1841-1845 | James K. Polk 1845-1849 | Zachary Taylor 1849-1850
9: Political | Political | The Missouri Compromise Was the agreement of banning slaver in the remainder of the Louisiana Territory north of the 30 degreed 36 degrees north parallel | Missouri Compromise 1820
10: Cultural | A big thing back then was gambling. People would have big poker tournaments. They would go on river boat gambling trips for weeks at a time.
11: Cultural | The blue jeans was a huge invention during this era. the original blue jeans were invented by Levi Straus.
12: Technology | The Clipper Ship was a great invention of this era. The Clipper Ship was a ship with sleek hulls and tall sails. It sailed up to 300 miles a day just as much as a modern steam boat. They were much more economical than Steam boats.
13: Technology | The Textile Mill was another great invention of the time. It produced yarn and was run from water. Most were run from rivers or streams
14: Conclusion | The westward movement increased Americas population by an extreme number. I learned that we got to the west coast by all sorts of new ways of transportation. People back in that era were extremely excited to travel because they had not been where they were going before.
15: Conclusion | We have now traveled almost everywhere in America. We have much more economical ways of travel. These ways have changed our lives dramatically and has made it much easier to get to different ways to get to places.
16: Works Cited | Http//www.ushistory.org/ | Appleby Joyce Brinkley Alan Broussard Albert McPherson James Ritchie Donald. New York. Mcgraw Hill. 2005 | Http//www.thewhitehouse.gov/