Westward Expansion Outline

Westward Expansion Outline - territory from the Mexican War...

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Westward Expansion 1820 1830 1840 1850 | | | | | | 1819 1836 1844 1854 1845 1846 How did westward expansion and acquisition of new territory lead to the Civil War? How did the US expand territorially after the Louisiana Purchase? How and why did Texas become an independent country? How did the US acquire Texas? Why the controversy? How did the US acquire the Oregon Territory—1846 Why did the US go to war with Mexico in 1846? What were the terms of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo— 1848? How did the US acquire the Mexican Cession? How did the Mexican War lead to a renewed conflict about the expansion of slavery into the territories? What were four major positions taken concerning the controversy about the expansion of slavery into the territories?
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Unformatted text preview: territory from the Mexican War? How was the crisis solved? What were the consequences of the Compromise of 1850? What was the next crisis on the horizon? What were the consequences of the Kansas-Nebraska Act? What new political parties emerged and why? What was the next conflict after the Kansas-Nebraska Act? Terms to know Manifest destiny Transcontinental treaty Texas independence Election of 1844 James K. Polk Texas annexation “54°40’ or Fight” Oregon territory Mexican war Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Mexican Cession Wilmot Proviso Free Soil Popular Sovereignty Compromise of 1850 Fugitive Slave Act Stephen Douglas Kansas-Nebraska Act Bleeding Kansas “Free Soil, Free Men, Free Labor”...
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