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Land set aside by the government for Native Americans The Transcontinental _____ connected the east and west of the United States When people rushed to an area to make their riches from mining it was called a ___ rush Outlaw ___ the Kid ____ Express This type of house needed few building resources other than trees and an axe Zachary Taylor was a general during the ______-American War A person who snuck onto land early in Oklahoma to claim land during the land rush She helped out Lewis and Clark on their expedition A deserted town was a ____ town _____ wagons were used on wagon trains for people moving out west ____ Earp was a famous lawman who stood his ground during the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral A town that grew up overnight usually due to a gold rush State where the final spike of the Transcontinental Railroad was driven in These two men explored the Louisiana Territory for Thomas Jefferson
State where gold was found at Sutter’s Mill A sports competition with events based on the jobs of a cowboy Nickname for people who moved to California in 1849 to mine for gold A large territory of land bought by Thomas Jefferson for $15 million from the French The belief that it was the “destiny” of the United States to expand westward The ____ Act offered free land to people willing to move out west With little government in the west it was known later as the ____ West Two members of the Wild Bunch were Butch Cassidy and the ______ Kid Children of the frontier had lots of these to do like milking cows and feeding the chickens A popular trail used by wagon trains heading west A nickname for a person who carried a gun in the Wild West Daniel _____ explored and settled the land of Kentucky A nickname for a ranch hand who rode horses and worked with cattle Prospectors would ___ for gold in rivers and streams
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