Early in the United States’ history, the nation began to expand. The new territories it claimed north of the Ohio River and west of Pennsylvania were known as
the Northwest Territory.
the Oregon Territory.
the Louisiana Territory.
What were two parts of Henry Clay’s American System?
doing away with the national bank
more roads, railroads, and canals
the Doctrine of Nullification
The Mississippi River has historically been important because it (Select the two answers that are correct.)
divides the United States between east and west.
was a major part of Lewis and Clark’s journey west.
carried goods from the Gulf of Mexico to and from the interior of the United States.
was where the South was defeated at the Battle of New Orleans.
provided a way to get to the Pacific coast.