what was the american manifest destiny?
to possess all of north america, coast to coast
who did we split Oregon with?
what split the democratic party?
2 biggest groups of immigrants
german and irish
the irish settled where?
the germans settled where?
illinois, missouri, ohio
what religion were the Irish?
the competition for jobs made a animosity between what two groups?
the irish and poor blacks
all irish and germans joined what political party?
1st people to go to the far west
fur trappers and traders
where did the mexicans defeat the texan-americans?
the alamo and the goliad
who led the battle of san jacinto?
what happened during the battle of san jacinto?
we captured santa anna and forced him to sign texas over to us
the route people took from the east to oregon and california
when harrison died right after being elected, who took his place?
who did tyler appoint of his secretary of state?
why did people not trust tylers and calhoun's annexation view?
bc calhoun said it would be a slave state
james polk was a ________
who was the president after john tyler?
where did americans think the mexico border was? what did mexico think?
rio grande; nueces river
who led the americans in the battle of buena vista and won?
who led the americans in the battle of mexico city and won?
treaty that gave US texas and the US gave mexico 15 million
treaty of guadalupe hidalgo
the wilmot proviso passed in the house of reps but not the _____--
what did the wilmot proviso say?
that there would be no slavery in the territory acquired from Mexico
who is president after polk?
who makes up the free-soil party?
antislavery democrats joined whigs and liberty party abolitionists