Treaty of Guadalupe
Ended Mexican & American War. Established Border of Mexico & America. U.S. got the land from Texas to California. Also started debate over the extension of Slavery
War between Mexicans and Americans over the annexation of Texas
-Was in the Southerners cabinet.
-Was prepared to be a Southerners' tool.
-Grabbed control in Nicaragua and proclaimed himself president,then legalized slavery, but a colition of Latin American states overthrew him.
-Brazen American adventurer.
The concept that a States people should vote whether to be a slave state or Free
General Lewis Cass
veteran of the war of 1812, elected president but was silent on the slavery issue.
a war (1812-1814) between the United States and England which was trying to interfere with American trade with France
General Zachary Taylor
Hero of Buena Vista in the Mexican War
Free Soil Party
Formed in 1847 - 1848, dedicated to opposing slavery in newly acquired territories such as Oregon and ceded Mexican territory.
Martin Van Buren
Nominated for president by the Free Soil Party
____ was discovered in California in 1848