Western migration

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Rocky mountains, California, Native americans, victims, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Western migration
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western migration The settlement of North America began on the East Cost. It was necessary because the population was growing and so more space was needed. The new frontier was the Mississippi, no more the Appalachian mountains. In 1840, the term of the Americans was manifest destiny the God-given right to expand their territory. After annexing Texas and Oregon it became a popular slogan for the territorial expansions. By the end of the 19th century most Native Americans, who were the victims of the manifest destiny , had been resettled on reservations. During the 19th century overland routes were used to cross the vast plains and the Rocky Mountains towards California. Another reason for the settlement was the gold rush of 1849. The population of California grew from 15,000 before the ...

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