The Westward Expansion

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  • 1800

    Thousands of farmers were settling west of the Appalachian Mountains. I got this information from our social Studies book.
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    1800-1850

  • 1800

    Napoleon Bonaparte convinced Spain to return Louisiana to France.
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  • 1803

    James Monroe signed a treaty giving Louisiana to the United States in exchange for $15 million.
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  • 1803

    The Senate voted to accept the Louisiana perchase treaty.
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  • 1803

    President Thomas Jefferson sent James Monroe to France with an offer to buy New Orleans for $7.5 million.
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  • 1804

    Thomas Jefferson sent two diplomats to Spain to buy Florida.
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  • 1804-1806

    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark had led a small band of explorors to the Oregon coast.
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  • 1818

    President James Monroe sent Andrew Jackson to Georgia with orders to end the raids.
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  • 1819

    The spanish government agreed to yield Florida to the United States.
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  • 1819

    Oregon was claimed by four nations - Russia, Spain, Great Britain, and the United States.
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  • 1821

    Spanish officials granted Austin a huge tract of land.
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  • 1824

    A young fur trapper named Jedediah Smith found a better passage way through the Rocky Mountains.
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  • 1825

    Russia agreed to limit it's claim to the territory that lay north of the 54 degree 40' parallel of latitude.
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  • 1827

    Austin had attracted 297 families to Texas.
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  • 1829

    Mexico outlawed slavery.
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  • 1830

    There was about 25,000 Americans in Texas, compared to 4,000 Tejanos, or Texans of Mexicans descent.
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