WEEK 13--Expansion and Secession T&O

WEEK 13--Expansion and Secession T&O - AMH 2010...

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AMH 2010 Terms and Outline WEEK 13:: A House Divided: The Secession Crisis I. The Ideology of Preservation: Was Disunion Destiny? “Manifest Destiny” II. Don’t mess with Texas: American Expansion and Texas Independence A. Abm Land Wars B. Texas: Representative and Unique 1. Texans: Mexicans, Americans, and Comanche 2. Cotton boom Æ American Surge 3. Mexican independence Æ Texas Revolution Stephen Austin, Sam Houston Santa Ana 4. The Alamo, February 1836 David Crockett, Jim Bowie San Antonio, the Alamo mission, Wm Travis 5. “Remember the Alamo!” Battle of Sanitation Jacinto 6. Lone Star Republic, 1836-1845 Annexation III. Texas today, the West tomorrow A. Lone Star Republic: Texas expands B. Eyeing annexation: Election of 1844 Wm Henry Harrison (“Tippecanoe and Tyler Too”) John Tyler James Polk—expansionist platform C. 54º40’ or Fight: Oregon 49 th parallel (1818 treaty line) Æ 54º40’ (all of Oregon) Buchanan-Pakenham Treaty D. War with Mexico? Gen. Zachary Taylor, Rio Grande River v. Nueces River
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