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111844 Election - 1844 Election 1844 Whigs-Clay Dem-James K...

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Unformatted text preview: 1844 Election 1844 * Whigs-Clay * Dem-James K Polk * Dark horse candidate MANIFEST DESTINY * Texas * California * Oregon * 54 40 or fight Polk won because of the electoral college GO WHIGS! * John Tyler * Annexes Texas for the Whigs Polk the Purposeful * Texas * Revise the tariff * Oregon * California Let’s go! * Texas * Walker tariff * One of the best in its time 54 40 or Fight! Oregon California * John Slidell * Settle the Texas boundary dispute More… Zachary Taylor * "Old Rough and Ready” "Old * Ordered into the disputed area to safeguard it from Mexican takeover Mexico has "invaded our territory and shed American blood upon the American soil." American Where’s the spot on American soil? Where’s * Abe Lincoln * Spot Resolution Spot Boom Boom Crunch Crunch! Boom Mexican War * Classroom for the Civil War * Lee * Grant * Hooker * Jackson Treaty of Guadeloupe-Hidalgo * Nicolas Trist * Paid $15 million * Texas border at the Rio Grande Texas * Mexican Cession * US agreed to pay American’s claims against MX California? What about slavery? The most ominous of the results ...
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