Unit 3: Westward Expansion (Native American (Indian Removal Act of 1830…
Unit 3: Westward Expansion
Spread American Values
Westward Expansion through Agrarian Americans
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Indian Removal Act of 1830
1.) It forever divided Native Americans and Unites States.
2.)It lead directly to war.
3.) It lead to "The Trail of Tears".
Indian removal Act
Mexican American War!
American President James K. Polk
Mexican President Santa Anna
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo:1848
Officially ended the Mexican American War.
Mexico gives New Mexico and California to America.
Mexico agrees to the Rio Grande as border with Texas.
America agrees to pay$15 million for the land.
Santa Anna loses badly and the American Army continues South,taking Mexico City in 1847
Santa Anna instead attacks the American Army!!
Annexation of Texas:
Texas declared Independence from Mexico in 1836.
Texas and the United States agreed to make Texas the 28th state in 1845.
Keeping Slavery was a must.
Gadsan Purchase 1853:
Unites States pays Mexico $10 million for all territory along the Gila River.
United states wants this land for Railroads.
American troops were sent there by President Polk.
3.) America would then the clothes,sugar, and tobacco to Europe. Europe would make clothes,rum,and manufactured goods. They would trade or sell these goods for slaves.
2.) America would make the slaves work. They would make them harvest sugar,tobacco,and cotton.
1.) Africa would export Slaves to America
Slaves were brought to America by the British in the 16th century. It remained an American Institution after the Revolutionary War.
System of trading that brought slaves to the American Colonies in exchange for goods.