Westward Expansion Timeline

  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark set off on their expidition and return with 3 years.
  • War of 1812

    The War of 1812 and the second American victory over britain declaring Ameria officially free
  • Jackson gains Presidency

    Changes in good and bad
  • Jackson Removes Indians

    Andrew Jackson forces Indians out of their homeland
  • Discovery of Gold

    James Marshall Discovers gold in California while building a mill
  • Gold Rush

    About 80,000 people living in San Fran for the Gold Rush
  • Gadsen Purchase

    30,000 square miles of mexican territory is added to the U.S.