to overspread/ possess all of a country
the art of conducting negotiations with other countries
to add a territory to a country
people who accept a new religion
the cost of New Orleans
when the United States finally gained control of the Louisianna territory
cost of the Louisianna Territory
occupied Florida with runaway slaves and Seminole Indians
Jackson is sent by Monroe to end raids by slaves/ indians
Replaced Spanish govenor, arrested/ tried/ and executed 2 British subjects, conducted an illegal invasion
President James Monroe
President at the time of the Florida debate
President Thomas Jefferson
President who earned the Louisianna Territory
"Govern or get out"
what Monroe told the Spanish in Florida
Florida was yielded to the U.S by Spain
cost to pay off settlers claims against Spain
first person to found a colony in Texas in 1821
General and head of Mexican Government in 1833
year of revolt in Texas
in 1836, a battle between Texans and Mexico was fought here. Before it was an old mission. The Mexicans won.
Texas becomes an independant country
Texas becomes the 28th U.S state
President James Polk
President with a strongly believed in Manifest Destiny. Was in office when Texas became the 28th state
Oregon country is claimed by Britain, Russia, the U.S., and Spain.
Lewis and Clark expedition to Oregon country
this is the parellel that split Oregon. The lower half was the United States, while the upper half was Britains
Argreement between the U.S and Britain was made about the 49th parallel
Mexico believed the border was the Nueces River while Americans believed it was the Rio Grande.
Mexicans fire at American troops and the war with Mexico begins
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Mexico- gives up Texas and area known as the Mexican Cession (California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Wyoming)
U.S- pay $15 million, had to protect people in the Mexican Cession/ Texas
Gadsen Purchase takes place
purchase of land under Mexican Cession for $10 million, land was good for railroads