Unit 3: Westward Expansion (Vocabulary (Bleeding Kansas (Name applied to…
Unit 3: Westward Expansion
Indian Removal Act 1839
Directly leads to the trail of tears.
Forever divides Native Americans and united states.
Leads to war.
Values of American People.
West war expansion.
It was america's destiny.
Trail of tears
Battle Of The Little Big Horn
1876,Montana. AKA Custer's Last Stand. Gen. Custer and the 7th calvary attacked 6,000+ sioux. all 700 men including custer were killed.
Red River War
1668-1874. Texas , Oklahoma , Southern plains. series of battles intended to force native tribes into reservation camps.
1890,South Dakota. Sioux indians were ambushed and massacred by US army troops. it would mark the end of plains wars.
Sand Creek Massacre
1864, Colorado. Cheyenne were ambushed by Us army troops.
130=+Cheyenne were killed.Majority were woman and children.
Angry about the annexation of Texas
Santa Anna instead attacks the american army.
Treaty of Guadalupe
Official ends the Mexican-American war
U.S-$10 millions- Mexico, U.S wanted this land for railroads
Annexation of Texas
Reasons why Texas was annexed:
Texas declare independence from mexico in 1836
Texas and the United States agreed to make Texas the 28th state in 1845.
Texas demanded that slavery kept legal
The Middle passage
12.5 million slaves were brought to the Americas.
10.5 Millions survived the trip.
Clothes,rum and manufactured goods.
system of trading that brought slaves to the american colonies in exchange for goods.
Northern states are growing rapidly.
States remained agrarian and dependent on slaves.
idea that the US needs to determine legality of slavery.
Name applied to the Kansas territory in the year before the civil war.
Kansas-Nebraska Act. 1854
A law that established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and gave their residents the right to decide whether to allow slavery.
Indian Removal Act 1830
A law passed by Andrew jackson that forced indians to move west.
Fugitive Slave Act.
A law designed to ensure that escaped slaves would be returned into bondage.
a series of agreements passed by congress in 1820-1821 to maintain the balance between slave and free states.
A system in which the residents vote to decide an issue.
Belief that the U.S would expand west.
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
In which Mexico ceded California and New Mexico to the United State.
Provided better working conditions. (multiple exits, sprinklers, etc.)
Provided better pay.
congress passed the 8 hour work day in 1868.