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Homestead Act 1862
The Homestead act allowed each white male/female 160 acres of land, greatly helped achieving Manifest Destiny, 1862
Louisiana Purchase 1803
In 1803 15 million dollars was given to France in exchange for 828000 square miles, making up much of the Center of America, greatly Helping complete manifest destiny
Mexican Cession 1848
The U.S. forced Mexico to go through with the 15 million dollar deal to acquire much of the South-West part of the U.S, helped complete Manifest Destiny
Oregon Territory 1846
The Oregon Territory Was acquired from the British when they claimed Vancouver Island, the U.S. took Spains claim. It showed the U.S. was determined to finish Manifest Destiny
Texas declared Independence from Mexico in 1836 to be the 28th state of the U.S. The annexation caused the U.S. to go to . war with Mexico.
Texas Annexation 1845
Creation of the Transcontinental Railroad/ Gadsden Purchase of 1854
The United States paid Mexico 10 million Dollars for a 29,670 Square mile radius, forming much of what is present day Arizona and New Mexico
Over 12 Million
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