Presentation on theme: "Standard III Whitney Whisenant. Santa Fe Trail During the 1800s, the Santa Fe Trail took people and goods back and forth between Independence, Missouri."— Presentation transcript:
Santa Fe Trail During the 1800s, the Santa Fe Trail took people and goods back and forth between Independence, Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico over a period of about 8 weeks.
Oregon Trail Pioneers traveled across the Oregon Trail, one of the main overland migration routes on the North American continent in wagons in order to settle new parts of the United States of America during the 19th century.
Mormon Trail More than 70,000 Mormons traveled along the Mormon Trail from 1846 to 1869.
California Gold Rush The California Gold Rush resulted in some 300,00 people coming to California from all over the United States. It started in 1848, when gold was discovered by James Marshall at Sutter’s Mill.
Manifest Destiny Manifest Destiny was the belief that the United States was destined to expand from the Atlantic seaboard to the Pacific Ocean.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an American social activist and leading figure of the early woman's movement. She presented her Declaration of Sentiments at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York. She is credited with initiating the first organized woman's rights and woman's suffrage movements in the United States.
Sojourner Truth Sojourner Truth was an American abolitionist and women's rights activist. She delivered a speech in 1851 at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.
Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony was an American civil rights leader who played a tremendous role in the 19th century women's rights movement. She traveled the United States and Europe, and gave many speeches per year on women's rights for about 45 years.
Seneca Falls Convention The Seneca Falls Convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York. It took place July 19 - 20, 1848, and was the first women's rights convention held in the United States. Present at the convention were leading reformers, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott.