Manifest Destiny

  • Mexico gains independances from Spain

    Mexico gains independances from Spain
    Mexico gains independence from Spain.
  • Santa Fe Trail

    Santa Fe Trail
    The Santa Fe Trail started at Misouri and ended in present New Mexico. It was Pioneered by William Becknell in 1822.
  • Jedediah Smith finds South Pass

    Jedediah Smith finds South Pass
    Pioneers move west. Jedediah Smith gets attacked by a bear
  • Oregon Trail

    Oregon Trail
    The trail ran from Missouri to the Oregon Territory. The trail was established for fur trade.
  • Land speculators

    Land speculators
    Land Speculators are people who buy land and sell it for more. Today they are still in use but called real estate agents.
  • Stephen F. Austin

    Stephen F. Austin
    He was the son of Moses Austin. Stephen founded the colony Americans in Spanish Texas.
  • The Battle of the Alamo

    The Battle of the Alamo
    The Alamo was a 13 day siege. The Alamo was the bloodiness battle.
  • Texas gains independence from Mexico

    Texas gains independence from Mexico
    This was the beginning of the new territory of the United State. This was the start of the Alamo.
  • Bear Flag revolt

    Bear Flag revolt
    The Bear Flag revolt was Calfornia gaining independence from Mexico. This was Calfornia's attempt to become part of the Union.
  • Oregon Territory

    Oregon Territory
    THe Oregon was acquired by the United States. Unitedd States went to war with Mexico.
  • James Marshall

    James Marshall
    He was a construction foreman in 1848 was found gold in California. This is the reason the California Gold Rush started
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, was the United States promising to protect 80,000 Mexicans living in Texas. Mexico sold one last strip of land called Gadsden Purchase.
  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush
    At the end of 1849, Caifornia Territory population was around 100,000, the year before it was about 1,00. About 2 millions dollars was extracted from the area in 1849.
  • 49ers

    The '49ers were people that came from different states to find gold. There was about 80,000 '49ers.
  • economic effects of Statehood

    economic effects of Statehood
    When the population explosion acurred there was a demand of water. Caifornia's drive to become a state created turmoil becuase before this there was an equal number of Free and Slave states.
  • Foreign Miners Tax

    Foreign Miners Tax
    These taxes cost 20 dollars a month. This was mostly for the Chinese immigrants who were welcomed here