Expansion of the United States. During 1800s, United States grew in size, power, and wealth. Vast forest areas and western plains lured American settlers by the thousands. Opportunities for U.S. to acquire more territory. October 3, 2013.
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Pioneers set out west on the Prairies in a Conestoga Wagon.
Faced hardships such as: Battling hunger, Native Americans, hot dry West climate, prairie fires, grasshopper plagues, and harsh winters.
Women marching for the vote in NYC, 1912
Susan B. Anthony
Voted illegally in 1872 election-fined $100
Founder of NWSA…along with Susan B. Anthony
Separate waiting rooms
Separate water fountains