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Manifest Destiny The idea that Americans had the right and duty to expand west.
Louisiana Purchase A land purchased from France that doubles the size of the US and allowed the US to trade along the Mississippi River.
American Dream The belief that every American can work hard to get what they want.
Industrial Related to a manufacturing business
Immigrants Foreigners who came to the US to live and work.
Annex Adding the territory of another state to a country.
Mexican Cession Land given to the US at the end of the War with Mexico in 1848.
Gadsden Purchase of 1853 A purchase, named after James Gadsden, in which the US bought more territory from Mexico that would eventually make up the southern part of Arizona and Mexico and established the Us-Mexican border.
Agricultural Relating to work or business of producing crops.
Productivity The state of being able to create, particularly at a high quality and quick speed.
Reduction A decrease or a less amount, or the amount by which something decreases or goes down.
Immigration The process of foreigners coming to the US to live and work.
Ventilation An opening that lets air in.
Nativism The policy of favoring people born in America over immigrants to hire for jobs.
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