Men who use what the land provide for them. They Would trap animals for food. In spring summer and fall they would stay out in the wilderness but in winter they would stay in Native American villages and marry.
Texas is ours!
No! I'ts ours!
The men would walk all day even in harsh weather. The only people who would sit on the wagon were pregnant women and sick people.
Mormons in Utah
Yay! We made it to Utah!
Idea that the United States is destined by God to expand its territory and spread its democracy across North America. Americans believed we had the best government in the world.
California Gold Rush
Mexicans were very upset when the U.S took over Texas. Mexico believed that was their territory. There was a war that lasted 20 months to win the land over.
Mormons received a lot of hate in the west for practicing their religion. Many Mormons moved to Utah.
In 1848 gold was found in California, which made people go to California.