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  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The treaty that ended the war for American Independence from Britain. America wanted the American territory to be from British rule. And it is still free of Britian til this day.
  • Jay's Treaty

    Jay's Treaty
    Treaty between the United States and Great Britain that is credited with averting war, resolving issues remaining since the Treaty of Paris of 1783 and the treaty eliminated British control of western posts within two years Washington was president during the time.
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Area of land that the United States bought from France for $15,000,000 was: Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska; parts of Minnesota and other states. Thomas Jefferson was president at the time and negotiated by Robert Livingston. They bought it to protect United States trade access to the port of New Orleans and free passage on the Mississippi River.
  • Lewis Clark and Sacajawea 1804-1806

    Lewis Clark and Sacajawea 1804-1806
    Expedition to the Pacific Coast by the United States, to study the area's plants, animal life, and geography, and to discover how the region could be used economically and also to find a direct & practicable water communication across this continent, for the purposes of commerce with Asia.It was ran by President Thomas Jefferson.
  • National Road 1811-1834

    National Road 1811-1834
    The first major improved highway. It crossed the Allegheny Mountains and southwestern Pennsylvania, reaching Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia), on the Ohio River . President Jefferson was in office at the time.
  • Anglo-American Convention

    Anglo-American Convention
    A treaty signed in 1818 between the United States and the United Kingdom that resolved boundary issues and America still owns the land.
    It involved the British Empire and the United States.
    James Monore was President.
  • Adams-Onis Treaty

    Adams-Onis Treaty
    A treaty/purchase between the United States and Spain in 1819 that gave the U.S Floridia for $5,000,000 and set up a boundary between the U.S. and Mexico.
    James Monroe was president.
  • Santa Fe Trail

    Santa Fe Trail
    A transportation route through North America that connected Franklin, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was used as a trade route between U.S and Mexico and a military highway.
    James Monroe was President.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    President Andrew Jackson forced tribes of Native Amerricans (Sauk, Fox, and Chickasaw) to move westward because they wanted to use it for farming
  • Black Hawk War

    Black Hawk War
    A war fought in 1832 between the United States and Native Americans headed by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader because Black Hawk stepped into U.S territiory (Illinois).
    President-Andrew Jackson
  • Oregon Trail

    Oregon Trail
    A emigrated trail that connected the Missouri River to Oregon.
    President-Andrew Jackson
  • Annexation of Texas

    Annexation of Texas
    When the Republic of Texas joined the U.S as the 28th and caused the Mexican-American War because of the determination of the border.
    President-James Polk
  • Mormon Trek 1846-1847

  • Mexican-American War 1846-1848

    Mexican-American War 1846-1848
    Caused because America and Mexico had trouble settling the border between Texas and Mexico.
  • Oregon Treaty

    Oregon Treaty
    Treaty between the United Kingdom and the United States treaty between the United Kingdom and the United States that brought an end to the Oregon boundary dispute.
    President-James Polk
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    When people from all over Americ went to California to dig for gold that was first founded James W. Marshall. Many people set up hotels, bars, and saloons also to get money.
  • Gadsden Purchase

    Gadsden Purchase
    The purchase of Arizona and New Mexico by the United States and the American ambassodor to Mexico James Gadsen.
  • Ports of Entry Act

    Designation of ports of entry for aliens arriving by aircraft.
  • The Russian Treaty

    The Russian Treaty
    A treaty signed between Russia and America for the purchase of Alaska for 7.2 million dollars because Russia thought that it would be a target in a future conflict with Britain.
    President-Andrew Jackson
  • Treaty of Fort Laramie

    Treaty of Fort Laramie
    A treaty between America and the Oglala, Miniconjou, and Brulé bands of Lakota people, Yanktonai Dakota, and Arapaho Nation giving the Native Americans the land and hunting rights.
  • Overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani and the Kingdom of Hawaii

    Overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani and the Kingdom of Hawaii
    When American citizens overthrew its native monarch Queen Lili'uokalani to have it annexed by the United States.
    President- Grover Cleavland
  • Spanish-American War

    Spanish-American War
    A war between America and Spain so America can use Cuba as a naval base.
    President- William McKinley
  • Treaty of Berlin

    Treaty of Berlin
    They created the Treaty of Berlin becauase they did not like the terms of the Treaty of San Stefano,Russia submitted the treaty becuae Great Britian threatened them with war.
  • Philippine-American War 1901-1902

    Philippine-American War 1901-1902
    The war started because the Filipinos wanted independence from America and became independent from America.
    President-William McKinley
  • Hay-Bunau

    Treaty signed by the United States and Panama that created the Panama Canal Zone so America would be able to use the canal when ever needed but many conflicts arose and the canal was fully given to Panama.
  • Purchase of St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas

    Purchase of St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas
    Purchased from the Danish in 1917 because they were afraid that it would be used as submarine base during World War one.
  • League of Nations Mandate-Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

  • Treaty of San Franciso

    Treaty of San Franciso
    A treaty that officially ended World War 2.
  • The Antarctic Treaty

    The Antarctic Treaty
    A treaty between Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, France, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States to use Antartica as a scientific base.