3.22.11 Manifest Destiny

3.22.11 Manifest Destiny - M anifest Destiny A. Manifest...

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Manifest Destiny A. Manifest Destiny a. “Dod’s Will” b. “sea to Sea” … “Pole to Pole” B. U.S. Interest in the Mexican “north” a. Texas and the Adams0Onis Treaty b. the Santa Fe (New Mexico) Trade c. California: “window on the west” (far east) C. The Issue of Texas a. Spanish/Mexican Fears of the U.S. expansion b. the Spanish and Mexican land grants i. “empresarios” (entrepreneurs) ii. Moses and Stephen F. Austin 1. Conditions of Settlement a. Cheap land (10 cents per acre) b. Tax exemptions c. slavery permitted d. by 1835: 35,000 Foreigners (mostly U.S.) and 7,800 Mexicans D. The Texas war for Independence 1836 causes of the war a. the Alamo i. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna b. “The Lone Star Republic” c. Where was the southern boundary of texas?
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d. Will/should the U.S. annex texas? Pros and Cons E. The election of 1844 and Texas a. James K. Polk (Tennessee)- expansionist democrat i. “re-annesation of Texas” b. Polk Wins the election c. 1845- U.S. Annexes Texas
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HIST 1103 taught by Professor Rohrer during the Spring '06 term at Oklahoma State.

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