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
-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
Free Soil Party
Formed in 1847 - 1848, dedicated to opposing slavery in newly acquired territories such as Oregon and ceded Mexican territory.