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  • Prinkney Treaty

    Prinkney Treaty
    also known Treaty of San Lorenzo this treaty defined the boundary of Spain and America. It gave America the right to travel through the Mississippi River; it also gave them the right to tax free deposit or the ability to temporary store goods. This agreement set the United States boarder at the 31 north Latitude. It also established that both sides would do all that they could to keep the Indian Nations in line.
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    Manifest Destiney

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    Thomas Jefferson Presdencey

  • Lousiana Purchase

    Lousiana Purchase
    During a time of conflict in Europe Thomas Jefferson was offered 827,000 sq. miles of untamed North American Land in exchange for 15 million dollars from France. This deal offered By Frances Leader Napoleon Bonaparte would double the size of America while giving France the need funds to fight a war for conquest of Europe and gain a stronger presents it would also prevent them from having to fight a war on both ends of the globe. This treaty was only supposed to be for the New Orleans and Mississ
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    Lewis and Clarks Expedition

    On February 28, 1803 congress agreed to give Jefferson funds to send a small military party out to explore the new Louisiana Territory. Jefferson appointed two co leaders twenty-eight year old Meriwether Lewis, thirty-two year old William Clark, to decorated military leaders. They followed the Missouri River as far as they could; their ultimate goal was to hit the west coast. Along the way they faced many challenges such as weather, shortage of supply, Mutiny; however in the end the end with the
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    James Maddison

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    James Manroe presidency

  • Adams-Onis Treaty

    Adams-Onis Treaty
    This was a treaty establisherd between America and Spain restablishing the boundries of the two countries. In this agreement America's boundries where set up along the Thirty-second parallel following the Sabrine River. In this agreement the United States agreed to give up any claims to the Texas teritory. Although the nagotiotion of the treaty helped to clarify boundries there where some areas such as Greer county that contuied to be disputed up untill the United States claimed dominion.
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    John Quincy Adam Presidency

  • completion of the Erie Canal

    completion of the Erie Canal
    was a man made improvement on a little falls canal. This water way was so initially so successful that it had to be widened. This water way allowed goods to be transported efficiently and cheaply through New York up around to the Great lakes. These improvement set up by New York’s Governor Clinton cost nine million dollars at its peak these canals where 7 feet wide, 61 feet long and 3.5 feet of draft of and there were 5 by 5 of them measuring a distance of 363 miles long. These canals helped est
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    Andrew Jackson Presidency

  • Mormans Move West

    Mormans Move West
    Prophet John Smith to Illinois to form the New Jerusalem. They left the comfort of there and sought religious oasis after their Prophet John Smith was said to have been visited by an angel leading him to form the new principals of his new Religion. Although there peace was short lived they came in conflict with the locals already in habiting the area, who did not approve of this new doctrine of belief. The conflicts got so intense that they had t
  • Trail of Tears (Indian Removal Act)

    Trail of Tears (Indian Removal Act)
    was the final of many attempts to get the Indian Nations of their land. Although this act was supposed to be a negotiation it was a lot more force that compromise, It was more a matter of If they did not comply they were eventually forced out by greedy settlers and local governments. Many laws had been put in place before this point nullifying the Native Americans Land claims the United States Supreme Court had even ruled that they did not have the right to hold land titles they merely had the r
  • Shakers

    This group was a branch of Protestantism that came about in England in 1747, after this group moved to America under its female leadership of Anne Lee the head to America there they found that they were not as free from persecution as they had hoped; “mother Anne” being thrown in for her pacifistic views in the time of the revolutionary war. After many years of persecution the leader Lucy Wright lead the Shaker west setting up 60 colonies where they were able to follow their beliefs of passive,
  • Battle of the Alamo

    Battle of the Alamo
    This symbolic battle was an importian lose for both the Rebelling Texans as well as the Mexican army. this battle cost a heavy death toil for both sides however even though the Mexican Government ultimately won they payed heavily for that victory; it cost them six hundred soilders to the mexican rebel armies 200. This also became a major reason for Americans to see the Mexican government as unfit to inforce the laws.
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    Martin Van Buren Presidencey

  • William Henery Harrison Presidencey

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    John Teyler Presidencey

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    James K Polk

  • Annexing of Texas

    Annexing of Texas
    John Tyler was hesitant to let Texas into the Union because of the issue of slavery. It was not until James K. Polk that they finally let them in because of Britians intrest they noticed that they may miss out on the opertunity to get this land if they waited so they let Texas join after in seded from Texas on it's own.
  • Oregan Treaty

    Oregan Treaty
    This treaty prevented the United States from Going to war with Great Britain. There was talk in America about fighting to push the border to the 54*40 parallel all the way to the Russians claim but with the conflict in the Mexican-American War the American forces where greatly preoccupied. The American were forced to compromise as well as give the rights to the Vancouver island and all the surrounding islands these boundaries where the transferred boundaries when Canada became a nation.
  • Mexican War

    Mexican War
    This was the final severing of ties between America and Mexico. This was largely due to Americas ideas of manifest destiny and there need to move west as well as there justification due to the fact that Mexico was taking land from american settlers.
  • Gold Found In California Start Gold Rush

    Gold Found In California Start Gold Rush
    James W. Marshall Discovered Gold in his Saw mill in California on January 24, 1824 but it was not until 1848 that the Gold Rush had really gotten under way. By that point more than one hundred thousand people had poured into Califoria goping to strike it rich although that was not often the cause the new westward expansion alowed people to make money starting new business.
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    Zachary Taylor

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    Millard Fillmore

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    Frankland Pierce

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    James buchanan

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    Abraham Lincoln

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    Andrew Johnson

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    Ulysses S. Grant

  • Transcontinental Railroad

    Transcontinental Railroad
    the Idea of a transcontiental Railroad was powered by Theodore Judah his creation of the Big four a group of powerful investors to help make this dream a reality. one of there biggest obsticals for the Union Pacific was figuring out how to get out of the Seirra Neviadas and having enough workers to be able to complete the job fast enough. with both the east coast and west coast competing to finish the job they ended up completing the tracks that were supposed to take 6 months in a matter ofweek