Unit 3: West Ward Expansion (Native American (Manifest Destiny (Indian…
Unit 3: West Ward Expansion
Belief that united states would stretch from Atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean
Indian Removal Act
Passed by president andrew jackson
Forever divides Native american and united sates
Leads to war
Directly leads to the trail of tears.
San Creek Massacre
Red River War
Battle of little big Horn
Officialy ended the war.
Angry about the annexation of Texas, mexico would attack american troops along the Rio grande
Mexican President tells us president that he will end war end war peacfully
Santa Anna instead attacks the american army
Santa Anna loses badly and america army continuous south, taking mexico city in 1847.
Treaty of Guadalupe-hidalgo 1848
Officially ended the Mexican american war
Annexation of Texas
Texas declared independence from mexico in 1836
They agreed on making texas the 28th state in in the US if slavery was accepted.
How many slaves ?
12.5 million slaves were brought to the American's
Only 10.5 million survived the trip also known as 'The Middle Passage'
2 million slaves died in the trip to america and there body were thrown out the boat.
Slaves were brought by the British the 16th century
It remained in america after the revolutionary war
Who protected the workers
Mostly children aged 13-16
In 1894 woman made an average of 267 a year
While the average man made 500 a year
provided better working conditions
Multiple jobs provided better pay
Congress passed the 8 hour work day in 1868
AFL: American Federation of Labor
IWW: Industrial workers of the world