Alexis Jensen Growth and Change in Early America

  • War of 1812

    this war was fought between britian and america. It was fought because of the desire to have the northwest territory.
  • Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories. It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36°30' north except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri. Prior to the agreement, the House of Representatives had refused to accept this compromise and a conference committee was appointed.
  • Monroe Doctrine

    European countries couldnt settle land in the Americas. doctrine was introduced by President Monroe