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In History
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Doubled the size of the united states. This French Territory bought by Jefferson for 60 million dollars. It covers all or part of 14 states and 2 Canadian provinces.
  • Lewis and Clark Expidition

    Thomas Jefferson sent Meriwether Lewis and Williams Clark to find a water route through North America.They found more than 300 unknown species, 50 indian tribes, and the rocky Mountains.They were also accompanied by Sacagawea.
  • Begining of War of 1812

    Was a war between the United States and The British Empire that lasted 3 years. Two of the things that caused the war were, Trade tensions and impressment.the resullt of the war of 1812 was the treaty Ghent.
  • Monroe doctrine

    Stated that if Britain would tried to colonize in the United States it would be seen as an act of aggression and the U.S. Can declare war. The Doctrine was first stated in the seventh annual state of the union address to congress by James Monroe.
  • Trail of Tears

    Was a relocation of the native Americans in the United States. Many Indians died during the relocation from diseases and starvation. Some of the Indians tribes that were removed were the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee-creek and Seminole.
  • California Gold Rush

    When gold was discovered by James Wilson Marshall in California the news of the discovery started to spread resulting in 300,000 men, women, and children coming to California. These people were called the”forty-niners”.Approximately 150,000 came by sea and the rest came by land.