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The area west of the Appalachian Mountains is a region known as trans-Appalachia.. First US inhabitants of the trans-Appalachia region. In the early 19th century Americans who wanted to find a better life in the wilderness traveled several main roads over the Appalachians.


TRANS-APPALACHIAN WESTTRANS-APPALACHIAN WEST. The Trans-Appalachian West is the region west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Mississippi River. It stretches from the U.S. border with Canada down to Mexico. Originally blanketed with coniferous and deciduous forests, it was home to numerous Native American groups. Source for information on Trans-Appalachian West: Dictionary of ...


Native American Resistance in the Trans-Appalachian West. Tenskwatawa, also known as Prophet (pictured here), worked with his brother Tecumseh to create a broad-based tribal coalition which would resist American encroachment from the east.


it is the Alamo. A mountain system of eastern North America extending about 2,574 km (1,600 mi) southwest from Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and southern Quebec, Canada, to central Alabama.


The Trans-Appalachian West . 1) Across and beyond the Appalachian Mountains – the Trans-Appalachian Region. a) New territories – expansion of settlement i) Where: Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, and Missouri ii) When: 1790 to 1820 per US Census figures. ...


With the trans-Appalachian West thus set in its fullest context, we are ultimately poised to return to U.S. history, and there to better recognize the sweeping forces of imperialism and global warfare that buffeted a young and fragile United States, decisively shaping its history as well as its geography.


APUSH Ch. 10 Terms. STUDY. PLAY. Terms in this set (...) Trans-Appalachia. land west of the Appalachian Mountains where settlers were concentrated (Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee. George Washington. first president of the United Stares. Cabinet. group of positions created by Washington as advisors.


The Pennsylvania Turnpike was the first long-distance rural controlled-access highway in the United States and also the first one to cross Appalachia. It was known as the "tunnel highway" because of the seven mountain tunnels along its Appalachian route. On October 1, 1940 the first section of turnpike opened, running from US 11 near Carlisle (southwest of Harrisburg) west to US 30 at Ir...


Peace with Great Britain made Americans move focus onto the Atlantic. Trans-Appalachian West was only sparsely settled by whites, most were Indians. If the Continent wanted to yield up its wealth it needed Diplomacy, military action, and westward movement of of vast number of settlers.


Trans Appalachian West 1791-1795; Presidential Election 1792; Western Lands ceded by States 1793 ; Northwest Territory 1793; Great Wagon Road; Presidential Election 1796; Presidential Election 1800; Barbary States and Raids 1803; Presidential Election 1804; Louisiana Purchase and Exploration Routes 1804-1807; Presidential Election 1808