Westward Expansion Vocabulary # 2

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Westward Expansion Vocabulary # 2

Ohio River

A river formed by both the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers that ends up in the Mississippi River

Rio Grande

This river forms a border between Texas and Mexico

Columbia River

This river was explored by Lewis and Clark, and can be seen from PDX

Great Lakes

Inland port cities formed on these bodies of water in the Midwest

Louisiana Territory

The territory that the USA bought from France in 1803

Florida Territory

The territory Spain gave to the USA in a deal in 1819

Texas Territory

The territory bordering Mexico that broke away from the USA in 1836 for a short time

California and Southwest Territory

The territory that would later become the gold rush capital in 1849

Oregon Territory

The territory Lewis and Clark ended up meeting the Pacific Ocean

Mississippi River

The river that ends up in the Gulf of Mexico and starts near the Great Lakes

Missouri River

The river Lewis and Clark used as their highway to the west

1819

Adams-Onis Treaty grants Florida to the USA

1803

The Louisiana Purchase and Marbury v. Madison established judicial review

1853

Gadsden Purchase was completed

1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and Gold is found in California

Mississippi River

The western boundary of the United States established in the Treaty of Paris in 1783

1859

Darwin publishes The Origin of Species and Oregon becomes a state

1845

Annexation of Texas and the Irish Potato famine occurs

1823

Monroe Doctrine was written warning Europeans not to attempt to colonize the Americas.

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