Unit 3 Westward Expansion (Native American (The Plain Wars (Red River War,…
Unit 3 Westward Expansion
System of trading that brought slaves to the American Colonies in exchange for goods.
Africa Exports: slave
America Exports: sugar, tobacco, cotton
Europe Exports: clothes, rum, and manufactured goods
How many slaves?
12.5 Million slaves were brought to the America's
10.5 Million survived the trip also, known as 'The Middle Passage"
Only 400,000 thousand were sent to the American Colonies slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States
Early America was an Agrarian society
Dependent on slaves
New Technology changed America
Mostly developed in the North
North vs. South
Northern states are growing rapidly
steel, infrastructure, railroads
Southern states removed agrarian and dependent on slaves
cotton, tobacco, wheat
little to no indusrty
Mexican-American War 1846-48
Mexican President Santa Anna tells President Polk he will end the war peacefully
Santa Anna instead attacks the American Army
Angry about the Annexation of Texas, Mexico would attack American troops along the Rio Grande
Santa Anna loses badly and the American Army continues south, taking Mexico City in 1847
James K Polk
Values of American people
Divides Native Americans and United States
Leads to War
Trail of Tears
Manifest Destiny (Image)
Trail Of Tears (Image)
Andrew Jackson (Image)
The Plain Wars
Red River War
was a military campaign launched by he United States Army in 1874 to remove the Comanche, Kiowa, Southern Cheyenne, and Arapaho Native American tribes from the Southern Plains.
Battle of Little Big Horn
A battle in which General George Custer and his forces were defeated by Sioux warriors on 25 June 1876.
Occurred on December 29, 1890, near Wounded Knee Creek on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the U.S. state of South Dakota.
Sand Creek Massacre
Was a massacre in the American Indian Wars that occurred on November 29, 1864
Agreements passed by Congress that keeps the balance of slave states and free states
Draw a line through Louisiana Territory
No slavery North of 36-30 Latitude
Who should decide?
Popular Sovereignty: Idea that the states should determine legality of slavery
Who protects the workers?
Mostly children aged 13-16
Made 27 cents an hour
In 1899 woman made an average of $267 a year
Provided better working conditions
Multiply exits, sprinklers, etc.
Provided better pay
8 hour work