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Texes Social Studies

Westward expansion and Manifest Destiney

Westward hoevents, people, government
Westward Expansion 1803 Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States 1819 Florida Purchased from Spain 1845 Texas which included territory in New mexico/Colorado and Wyoming joined
Westward Expansion-continued 1846 Oregon Territory became part of the US(Washington, Oregon, Idaho and part of Montana) 1848 a result of the Mexican American War US acquired California, Utah, Arizona and Nevada
Westward Expansion-continues 1853 US purchased land from Mexico that included New Mexico and Arizona(Gadsden purchase) 1867 US purchased Alaska from Russia for 7.2 million 1898 Hawaii was annexed by the US
Manifest Destiny The continuous spread of the US from the eastern to the western coasts was a result of the Manifest Destiny. People believed that was was the destiny of the US to encompass the land between the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean
Trail of Tears 1838 Jackson was responsible for the relocating the Cherokee, Seminole and other native Americans to leave their southeastern homelands and relocate to Oklahoma.
Effects of MD and WE-1 Increased conflicts with Native Americans
Effects of MD and WE-2 Increased conflicts with Mexico
Effects of MD and WE-3 Increased population in the west
Effects of MD and WE-4 National support of railroads that greatly increased the American economy
Effects of MD and WE-5 Increased conflicts between north and south as territories applied for statehood
Created by: Rockymento
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