ss land
Updated: 1/21/2020
ss land
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  • Louisiana Purchase (1803)
  • Texas Annexation (1845)
  • Oregon Territory (1846)
  • The U.S. Gained 827,000 of Land West of the Mississippi, after buying it from France for 15 Million
  • Mexican Cession (1848)
  • Texas Was Annexed by the U.S. and became a state in 1845
  • Gadsden Purchase (1854)
  • The Oregon Treaty was signed to settle border disputes with Britain and they gained the land south of the 49th parallel
  • Homestead Act (1862)
  • The U.S. signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and gained part of land owned by Mexico and the U.S. paid Mexico 15 million
  • The U.S. bought the Gadsden Area from Mexico for 10 Million in order to finish the railroad
  • The Act Provided people 160 acres of land to those who applied in return that they do something productive with the land
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