2Bell Ringer Tuesday On vent. Choose one of the articles to read. Answer the questions below.Rock Star/Warrior – What did Tecumseh do to try to help his people? How did he help the British?Trail of Tears – How did the Cherokee try to assimilate (fit in) to white society? What was the Trail of Tears like?Napoleon’s Folly - Why did Napoleon want America to have the Louisiana Purchase? What was Lewis and Clark’s reaction to the Pacific Ocean?
3Learning Target 1I can explain why Americans began to move west. SS 8 – & SS 8 – 5.2.3
4Bell Ringer WednesdayWhat would you expect the journey west to be like?
5Learning Target 1I can explain why Americans began to move west. SS 8 – & SS 8 – 5.2.3
6Fur traders Furs very expensive and popular in Europe Mountain Men Live among the Native Americas
7Rich resources, land, and mild climate Move WestRich resources, land, and mild climate
8Life on Oregon Trail Hard, shortages of food, water, and supplies Walked trail to save animals’ strengthOften left wagon
9Santa Fe TrailTraders who had manufactured goods and wanted horses, mules, and silverTraded with Mexicans in Santa Fe
10Mormons Move to Utah because of religious persecution Joseph Smith founder, Brigham Young early leader
11Trails to the WestAs you walk around the room, answer the questions related to each picture.Do NOT write on the walls.You only have permission to talk to your group.
12Bell Ringer ThursdayWhy did each of these travel to the west? (Choose 2)Mountain MenOregon TrailSanta Fe TrailMormons
13Learning Target 2I can summarize the Texas War for Independence. SS 8 – & SS 8 – 5.2.3
14Mexican Independence Seceded from Spain (1824) Encouraged Americans to move to TexasSettlers paid in land, but had to follow Mexican lawsSlaves brought to Texas angered Mexicans