Unit 3: westward expansion
"This period on the history leave an scar too deep that nowadays we still blood from there. "
this used to work by
who has the slaves,then
has the material and harvest it, they also export to
and there they keep the manufactured goods.
the number of slaves that were brought to
were around 12.5 million slaves in total, that's Hughes then from that number subtract 2 million people who does not survived the trips also know as
THE MIDDLE PASSAGE
you end up with 10,5 million people alive, the trip consist in lay them as an non a human been, and do not move or get up even for restroom until two months later . that was an abuse :red_cross:
TRIANGLE TRADE: it was a system of trading that brought slaves to the american colonies in exchange for goods.
1-. NATIVE AMERICAN
This is an example of what the 'Indian removal act of 1830" was
He were the president Andrew Jackson who make the "Indian removal act "
the idea of this treaty was to move the native americans further west.
They had been removed because American States act ambitious, and even when they already have land, they want more and more .
Unfortunately it has consequences as:
This represent 1)modernization, 2)technology, 3)education, 4)Future- west, 5) america, 6)christianity
It calls manifest Destiny.
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1 forever divides Native americans and United States,
3 Directly leads to the trail of tears.
2 leads to war,
Tribes who did not leave were forced to leave by U.S. Army
The deal with Mexico were because the famous "expansion of texas"
the annexation of texas to U.S. had been suggested in 1838 by Sam Houston, that invited the U.S to incorporate Texas into U.S. territory .
Texas declared Independence from Mexico in 1836
Texas and the United states agreed to make Texas the 28th state in 1845
Keeping slavery legal was a must.
angry about the annexation of texas, mexico would attack american troops anole the rio grande.
american troops were sent there by president Polk
mexican president Santa Anna tells president Polk he will end the war peacefully.
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4-. SOCIAL REFORMS
This is an example of what woman was asking for in the 1860's
the textile workers : mostly children aged 13-16, made .027 cents an hour
Woman: in 1899 woman made an average of $267 per year, in the other hand, man made $500 and they both do the same.
provided better working conditions,
- multiple exist, sprinklers,etc.,
provided better pay, *congress passed the 8 hour work day in 1868