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HIST_226_Feb_11-1 - Further Problems with the United States...

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Further Problems with the United States - The Adams-Onis Agreement, 1819 o Created a new boundary for Texas and Louisiana o Also buys Florida from Spain o Opposition Some Americans see it as the US selling out to Spain - Dr. James Long o Served in the US Military o Nacogdoches Sees this as a huge success o Jean Lafitte Smuggler/Pirate Aided some filibustering expeditions Doesn’t really support Dr. Long - Defeat and the Second Expedition o Royalists and shifting attitudes As expeditions are more disastrous the Royalist being to loose faith - End of the filibusters in Texas Anglo-American Expansion - The American frontier o Daniel Boone and the Cumberland Gap - Reasons for American immigration o The panic of 1819 Many people, including banks, are involved in land speculation Many people and banks go broke over such land grants o Technological change The cotton gin – Eli Whitney By 1830 half of the export is cotton The steam boat Allows people to use rivers as highways
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course HIST 226 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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HIST_226_Feb_11-1 - Further Problems with the United States...

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