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This land is now yours!
Thank you! We will use this land to build a farm
Since we need money, we would like to sell you some land
Sure! We would love to buy the Louisiana territory
Yes, we will be taking this land, thank you.
Since you won, you could have all this land and much more
In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed a law that any citizen could own 160 acres of land gained from the government, but they just had to pay a small fee and be occupying the land.
Thank you sir, we will have good use of it.
In 1803, the United States 828,000 square miles of land from France for 15 million dollars.
That's good, it expands out country.
Mexico gave up this land to the United States at the end of the Mexican war. The land was given through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago in 1848.
Creation of the Transcontinental Railroad/Gadsden Purchase
Right? Now we could finish building this railroad
In 1846, the United States signed the Oregon treaty with Britain to settle the boundary dispute.
Treaty of Oregon
With this treaty, the Oregon territory is now yours.
In 1845, the Republic of Texas was annexed into the United States and admitted as the 28th state of the Union.
Good news! The Republic of Texas is now part of the United States!
In 1853, the United States bought land from Mexico for 10 million dollars to continue building a railroad. This railroad linked the United States from east to west.
Good thing we bought this land for only 10 million dollars.
Over 12 Million
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