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Westward expansion

US History

spoils system practice of rewarding political supporters with government jobs
tariff tax put on government goods from another country
secede withdraw from an organization or alliance
diplomacy art of conducting negotiations with other countries
annex to add a territory or country
manifest destiny the belief it was America's right and duty to spread the nation across North America
forty-niners the people who joined the California gold rush
legacy a person's or group;s impact on future generations
mormons members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints
rancho land grant made by the Mexican government used for raising cattle and crops
Created by: sgarrett333