Chapter 17

  • Carolina Affair

    the Caroline, was hired at Buffalo to ferry goods from the American shore to Navy Island. During the course of the night, several boatloads of armed men crossed the river from Canada. They seized the steamer, killing one man, towed her into the middle of the river, and, setting her afire, sent her blazing down the rapids toward Niagara Falls.
  • Antislavery liberty party

    It broke away from the American Anti-Slavery Society to advocate the view that the Constitution was an anti-slavery document
  • Harrison Died-Tyler assumes presidency

    William Henry Harrison was the ninth President of the United States, an American military officer and politician, and the first president to die in office. Tyler was the tenth president of the United states,
  • Webster-Ashbutron Treaty

    was a treaty resolving several border issues between the United States and the British North American colonies. It resolved a dispute over the location of the Maine–New Brunswick border, established the border between Lake Superior and the Lake of the Woods,
  • US Annexes Texas

    Texas was admitted it to the Union as the 28th state
  • Walker Tariff

    was a set of tariff rates adopted by the United States in 1846. The Walker Tariff was enacted by the Democrats, and made substantial cuts in the high rates of the "Black Tariff" of 1842, enacted by the Whigs.
  • US Settles Oregon Dispute with Britain

    west of the Continental Divide of the Americas, north of the 42nd parallel north (the northern border of New Spain and after 1821 of Mexico), and south of the parallel 54°40′ north (the southern border of Russian America after 1825).
  • Texas boundary dispute

    The United States wanted a piece of land that is currently southern arizona but was part of mexico. they wanted to buy this land to continue their railroad through the southern parts of the U.S. because it was protected by federal Gov. and there were no mountains.
  • Kearney takes santa fe

    Santa Fe was taken over by Kearny with no shots fired.
  • Fremont conquers California

    John C. Fremont conquers California as the covert leader and fomenter of the Bear Flag Rebellion.
  • Wilmot Proivso

    No land seceded from mexico can be a slave state. All land has to be free.
  • Mexican War

    was an armed conflict between the United States of America and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution.
  • Battle of Buena Vista

    It saw the United States Army use artillery to repulse the much larger Mexican army in the Mexican-American War.
  • Scott Takes Mexico City

    During the Mexican-American War, U.S. forces under General Winfield Scott enters Mexico City and raise the American flag over the Hall of Montezuma, concluding a devastating
    advance that began with an amphibious landing at Vera Cruz six months earlier.
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is the peace treaty, largely dictated by the United States to the interim government of a militarily occupied Mexico City, that ended the Mexican-American War.