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  • Thanks, Eric! This slide show goes along with an 8th Grade American History text by Prentice Hall. I am checking out the site on your book right away. Can always use interesting resources. I will post on my blog, as well.
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  • Great Slide show! Given the topic, I thought you might be interested in my upcoming book, FUR, FORTUNE, AND EMPIRE: THE EPIC HISTORY OF THE FUR TRADE IN AMERICA (W. W. Norton, July 2010). A video that gives an overview of the book can be found on YouTube at,

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSNNoeUf4bA

    You can also find out more about the book at my website: www.ericjaydolin.com.

    Please share the links to my video and website with others who might be interested in the book.

    Thanks for your time.

    Eric Jay Dolin
    www.ericjaydolin.com
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  • 1. CHAPTER 13 WESTWARD EXPANSION SECTION 1 OREGON COUNTRY
  • 2. LURE OF OREGON-WEST OF THE ROCKIES
    • OREGON COUNTRY NOW INCLUDES OREGON, WASHINGTON, IDAHO, AND PARTS OF WYOMING, MONTANA, AND CANADA
  • 3. LURE OF OREGON
    • GEOGRAPHY ALONG PACIFIC ATTRACTIVE TO FARMERS:
      • FERTILE SOIL
      • MILD TEMPERATURES
      • PLENTIFUL RAINFALL
  • 4. LURE OF OREGON
    • DENSE FORESTS FARTHER INLAND HOSTED BEAVER AND OTHER FUR BEARING ANIMALS.
  • 5.
    • THIS DREW MOUNTAIN MEN, WHO USED THEIR SURVIVAL SKILLS TO ENDURE A HARSH LIFE OF TRAPPING.
  • 6. DANGERS FOR MOUNTAIN MEN
    • WILD ANIMAL ATTACKS
    • SCARCE GAME IN THE WINTER
    • ATTACKS FROM INDIANS WHEN THEY TRAPPED WITHOUT PERMISSION
  • 7. 4 COUNTRIES W/ CLAIMS ON OREGON
    • U.S.
    • BRITAIN
    • RUSSIA
    • SPAIN
  • 8. AN AGREEMENT:
    • U.S. AND BRITAIN DECIDED TO SHARE OREGON.(49 th Parallel) RUSSIA AND SPAIN DROPPED THEIR CLAIMS.
  • 9. THE FUR TRADE
    • IN JULY, MOUNTAIN MEN CAME OUT OF THE FORESTS TO RENDEZVOUS WITH TRADERS AND HAVE A HOLIDAY.
  • 10. THE FUR TRADE
    • JOHN JACOB ASTOR BECAME THE RICHEST MAN IN AMERICA WITH THE AMERICAN FUR COMPANY.
  • 11. THE FUR TRADE
    • A DESCENDENT OF HIS FAMILY, JOHN JACOB ASTOR IV, DIED IN THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC .
  • 12. THE FUR TRADE
    • FUR TRADE BEGAN TO DIE OUT IN 1830’S:
      • ANIMALS BECAME MORE SCARCE.
      • BEAVER HATS NO LONGER IN STYLE.
  • 13. GUIDES TO THE WEST
    • MOUNTAIN MEN AND WOMEN FOUND NEW CAREERS GUIDING PEOPLE TO OREGON COUNTRY.
  • 14. GUIDES TO THE WEST
    • JEDEDIAH SMITH-THROUGH SOUTH PASS IN WYOMING.
  • 15. MANUEL LISA-UP THE MISSOURI RIVER
  • 16. GUIDES TO THE WEST
    • JAMES BECKWOURTH-FORMER SLAVE, BECAME A CROW CHIEF, FOUND ROUTE THROUGH SIERRA NEVADA.
  • 17. MISSIONARIES
    • 1 ST SETTLERS WANTED TO CONVERT INDIANS TO CHRISTIANITY
  • 18. MISSIONARIES
    • MARCUS & NARCISSA WHITMAN WORKED W/CAYUSE INDIANS
  • 19. MISSIONARIES
    • CAYUSE KILLED THEM AND 12 OTHER SETTLERS WHO BROUGHT MEASLES TO THEIR TRIBE.
  • 20. OREGON FEVER-1843
    • Oregon Fever - 1843
  • 21. OREGON FEVER
    • OREGON TRAIL BEGAN IN INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI
  • 22. OREGON FEVER
    • Wagon trains left each spring.
  • 23. OREGON FEVER
    • THEY COVERED 2000 MILES IN 5 MONTHS, IN SNOWSTORMS, BLISTERING HEAT, FLOODED RIVERS, AND SICKNESS.
  • 24. OREGON FEVER
    • MOST WAGON TRAINS HAD GOOD TRADE RELATIONS WITH INDIANS
  • 25.
    • HAVE HOMEWORK OUT QUICKLY!!!!!
    • HW DUE MONDAY- 13.5 :1 THROUGH 5. WRITE QUESTIONS.
    • POSSIBLE MOVIE AFTER NOTES IF WE HURRY!
  • 26. Chapter 13 Section 2 The Republic of Texas
  • 27. Mexico allowed Americans to settle in Texas.
    • Mexico had just won independence from Spain.
  • 28.
    • They allowed Stephen Austin to bring in settlers to develop the land and control Indian attacks.
  • 29.
    • More land grants were given.
    • By 1830’s there were 20,000 Americans in Texas.
  • 30. The Original Deal w/ Mexico
    • Be a Mexican citizen.
    • Become a Catholic.
  • 31. By 1830’s, no new Americans allowed
    • Mexico reinforced old rules & added…
    • No slavery
    • There was a fear of a revolution in Texas.
  • 32. Santa Anna became the Dictator of Mexico in 1833
    • Texans and Tejanos decided it was time to do something.
  • 33.
    • After clashes w/Mexican troops, Santa Anna marched out the big army.
    • Texans declared independence March 2, 1836.
  • 34.
    • The new republic’s army was led by Sam Houston, with help from the U.S., African Americans, and Tejanos.
                                                
  • 35. Siege at the Alamo
    • 150 Texans faced 6,000 well-trained Mexican troops.
  • 36.
    • William Travis was in command at the Alamo, with no reinforcements coming.
                                                
  • 37.
    • Famous men like Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett were there when the Mexicans broke down the walls, killing those inside.
                                                                                                                 
  • 38. REMEMBER THE ALAMO!
    • The battle cry led outnumbered Texans to capture Santa Anna a month later at San Jacinto.
  • 39. The Lone Star Republic had its problems.
    • Mexico refused to accept the treaty signed by Santa Anna.
    • Texas was nearly bankrupt.
    • Commanches threatened communities.
  • 40. Should the U.S. Annex Texas?
    • Slavery issue
    • Possible war with Mexico

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