Unit 3:Westward expansion (North (Labor unions (Provide better working…
Unit 3:Westward expansion
Indian Removal Act 1830
Trail Of tears
The Trail of Tears was a series of forced removals of Native American nations from their ancestral homelands in the Southeastern United States to an area west of the Mississippi River that had been designated as Indian Territory.
Red River War
A U.S military campaign to remove Indian tribes
Custer Last Stand
An armed engagement between Indian combined forces VS the U.S 7th cavalry regiment which resulted in the civil war hero Custer and his brothers dead.
Sand Creek Massacre
U.S cavalry rush a Cheyenne and Arapaho village in Colorado
U.S army ambushed and killed 150 Lakota Indians in their camp
End of war
It was America destiny to expand to the west
Remember el Alamo
Mexican troops under Santa Anna launched an 13 day attack on The Alamo mission
After Texas revolution they decide to join the U.S
That makes Mexico mad
In response the U.S sends soldiers to Rio Grande trying to piss off Mexico
American-Mexican war starts on 1846
War ends by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo on 1848
American Cession and Gadsden Purchase
How it started in America?
It was brought by the U.K on the 16th century and America decided to keep it
It gave equality between slave states and free states and reduced political tension
The U.S will trade raw materials to the U.K,The U.K will give processed stuff to Africa, and Africa will give slaves.
The South decided to keep while the North didn't because they weren't necessary for their work
Northern states are growing fast, they have steel,infrastructure,railroads, and don't have Slaves
Missouri compromise 1820
Kept a balance between free states and slave states
Provide better working conditions
Congress passed the 8 hour work day in 1868
Kids now go to school instead of working