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By Spencer Foote

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  • President Polk
  • Oregon Trail
  • The, Alamo
  • James K. Polk 1795-1849 he believed that the land west was destined by God for us to claim and he claimed like California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona, and the disputed regions of Texas.
  • Mexican American War
  • During Manifest Destiny thousands of people would use the Oregon Trail to go west which was 2000 miles. 1811-1840
  • The Gold rush
  • General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna's army arrived outside San Antonio. The Texans and Tejanos prepared to defend the Alamo together. The defenders held out for 13 days against Santa Anna's army. This shows how much courage the men had to keep there home. 1836
  • Josh Sutter and James Marshall
  • This war is between USA and Mexico in the end the US won which meant more land for Manifest destiny. 1846-1848
  • When settlers started to move to CA gold was discover so thousands of people headed to CA to try to find gold and hope to be rich. 1848–1855
  • The first gold in CA was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill they tried to keep it a secret but in the end it failed. 1848
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