Unit 3 :star:Westward Expansion (Vocabulary (Bleeding Kansas (The bloody…
Unit 3 :star:Westward Expansion
Mexican American War
Angry about the Annexation of Texas, Mexico would attack American troops along the Rio Grande. American troops were sent there by President Polk.
Annexation of Texas
Texas declared independence from Mexico in 1836. Texas and the United States agreed to make Texas the 28th state in 1845.
Treaty of Hidalgo
Officially ends the Mexican American War. Mexico gives New Mexico and California to America.
Indian Removal Act of 1830
Passed by President Andrew Jackson, Hero of War of 1812
Series of Treaties that moved the Native American further west.
Tribes who did not leave, were forced to leave by the US Army.
1668- 1874, Texas, Oklahoma, Southern Plains. Series of battles intended to force the southern native tribes into Reservation Camps.
Battle of Little Big Horn
!876, Montana. AKA Custer´s Last Stand. Gen. Custer and the 7th Calvary attacked 6,000 + Sioux Indians. All 700 men including Custer were killed.
Sand Creek Massacre
1864, Colorado, Cheyenne were ambushed by US Army troops. 130+ Cheyenne were killed. Majority were woman and children.
1890, South Dakota. Sioux Indians were ambushed and massacred by US Army troops. It would mark the end of the ¨Plain Wars¨
Westward expansion through Agrarian America
I was America´s destiny
Values of America people
Trail of Tears
Africa.- exports slaves to America
America.- exports sugar, tobacco, cotton to Europe
Europe.- exports clothes, rum, and manufactured goods to Africa
Agreements passed by Congress that keeps the balance of slave states and free states.
Protected Workers, Provided better working conditions , Multiple exits, sprinkles, etc. Provided better pay, Congress passed the 8 hour work day in 1868.
The bloody shirt that pro slavery Kansas settles waved in summoning attacks on free soldiers
Divide the area into two territories Nebraska in the north and Kansas in the south
When a territory's population reached about 60,000 the people of the territory could petition the Union for Admission; draft a star to become part of the United States
Fugitive Slave Act
Fugitives were not entitled to a trial by jury
Indian Removal Act
Move the Native Americans from their lands to areas farther west
The right of residents of a territory to vote for or against slavery
To express their belief that the United States it was to expand yo the Pacific Ocean and into Mexico Territory
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Treaty ending the U.S. war with Mexico, in which Mexico ceded California and New Mexico to the United States
Annexation of Texas
Annex incorporate a territory into an existing political country