Unit 3: Westward Expansion (Native American (Plain Wars (Sand Creek…
Unit 3: Westward Expansion
Brought To America By The British In The 16th Century. It Remained An American Institution After The Revolutionary War.
Triangle Trade: system of trading that brought slaves to the American Colonies In Exchange For Goods.
North America: Sugar, Tobacco, And Cotton
Europe: Textiles, Rum, And Manufactured Goods
12.5 Million Slaves Were Brought To The America's. 10.5 Million Survived The Trip Also Known As " The Middle Passage. ".
Meaning 2 Million Slaves Died On The Trip. Bodies would Be Thrown Overboard.
Only 400,000 Thousands Were Sent To The American Colonies.
Slavery In The United States
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North Vs. South
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America Raced West To Turn Territories Into States
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Trail of Tears
Sand Creek Massacre
Red River War
Battle of Little Big Horn
Values of American People
Westward Expansion Through Agrarian America
It Was America Destiny
Indian Removal Act 1830
Passed by President Andrew Jackson
Series of Treaties That Moved The Native Americans Further West
Tribes Who Did Not Leave, Were Forced To Leave By The U.S. Army
Forever Divides Native Americans and United States Government
Leads to war
Directly Leads To The Trail Of Tears
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848
Officially Ends the Mexican American War
Mexico Gives New Mexico and California to America
America Agrees to Pay $15 Million For the Land
Mexico Agrees to the Rio Grande As Border With Texas
Gadsden Purchase 1853
United States Offers to Pay Mexico $10 Million For All Territory Along the Gila River
United States Wants This Land For Railroads
Mexican Troops Attack American Troops Stationed In Rio Grande By President Polk
Mexican President Santa Anna Tells President Polk He Will End he War Peacefully
Santa Anna Instead Attacks the American Army
Santa Anna Loses Badly and the American Army Continues South, Taking Over Mexico City In 1847
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
James K. Polk
Mostly Children Aged 13 - 16
Made 27¢ An Hour
In 1899 Woman Made An Average Of $267 A Year
Average Man Made $500
Andrew Carnegie: CEO Of US Steel
Made $23 Million In 1899 With No Income Tax
Provide Better Working Conditions
Multiple Exits, Sprinklers, Etc.
Provide Better Pay
Congress Passed The 8 Hour Work In 1868
AFL: American Federation Of Labor
IWW: Industrial Workers Of The World