west ward expansion
Updated: 1/20/2020
west ward expansion
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  • homestead act
  • really are you serious!!!!!!
  • president Abraham Lincoln said that if you live here for 5 years you will get 160 acres of land for free.
  • 1803 - Louisiana purchase
  • i would like to buy your Louisiana territory
  • alright, i will buy it
  • you can buy my land for 5 million dollars, you buy it or you don't get any land
  • 1848 - Mexican session
  • sir i would like to buy your land
  • yes i would buy it
  • the land is 15 million dollars if you want to buy it
  • president Lincoln said if you live here for 5 years you will get 160 acres of land for free
  • 1846--Oregon Territory
  • Britain we should settle everything by signing a treaty
  • i think thats a great idea
  • he bought the territory for 15 million dollars
  • 1845--Texas Annexation
  • i beat you Mexico and know i took the independence from you
  • noooooo!!!!
  • the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 after the Mexican–American War. The United States paid Mexico $15 million for the land which became known as the Mexican Cession.
  • Creation :Transcontinental Railroad/Gadsden Purchase
  • Mexico i will provide you with the land you need for the railroad
  • This agreement set the boundary between the United States and Canada at the 49th parallel west of the Rocky Mountains, veering around Vancouver Island and then proceeding through the Strait of San Juan de Fuca.
  • and the treaty was signed by both Britain and u.s
  • The Republic of Texas declared independence from the Republic of Mexico on March 2, 1836.
  • Gadsden's Purchase provided the land necessary for a southern transcontinental railroad and attempted to resolve conflicts that lingered after the Mexican-American War .
  • thank you so much Gasden
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