Westward Expansion

Westward Expansion - Westward Expansion Manifest Destiny:...

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Westward Expansion Manifest Destiny: Catalyst for Conflict
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How did westward expansion and acquisition of new territory lead to the Civil War?
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          1820       1830       1840       1850 |                 |       ||| |       | 1819                         1836        1844        1854                           1845                   1846                                                                  1848 Westward Expansion
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How did the US expand territorially after the Louisiana Purchase? Transcontinental Treaty or Adams-Onis Treaty—1819
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How and why did Texas become an independent country?
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1836—Republic of Texas
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How did the US acquire Texas? Why was there conflict? From 1836 on Texas wanted to join the US Election of 1844 Henry Clay—Whig James K. Polk—Democrat Polk campaigns on Manifest Destiny Texas Annexation “54°40’ or Fight” Congress acts before Polk—1845
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Territory—1846
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2011 for the course HIST E111 taught by Professor Hudson during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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