U.S. Expansions

  • African Slaves

    in 1619, to aid in the production of such lucrative crops as tobacco. Slavery was practiced throughout the American colonies
  • Period: to

    Westward Expansion

  • Lousiana Purchase

    Many factors influencing United States expansion. From the Louisiana Purchase in 1803
  • 17th Century

    In 1804 a territorial government was established.
  • Santa Fe

    1821-1880 Where-Extended from Missouri, Santa Fe, New Mexico, through El Paso.
  • The Gadsen Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase in 1853 the United States had tripled in size since its original 13colonies and only paid forty-five million dollars in doing so.