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Abraham Lincoln was elected president. The southern states were scared that he was going to end slavery. so they broke away from the U.S.
Civil War started.
Dred Scott decision and Minnasota and Oregon added. And Lincoln-Douglas debate.
A slave wanted freedom from his owner. And the Missouri Compromise was repealed. And James Buchanan supported the decision.
Mexican leader Santa Anna sold the land Gadsden purchase to the U.S. for 10 million.
Gadsden Puchase and Kansas Nebraska act took place.
Appealed to both free and slave states. California was a free state and slave trade banned in D.C. But New Mexico and Utah could decide to have slaves or not and people who were protecting runawy slaves had to return them
Fugitive slave law was placed. And California was added.
Was a whig. And the first gold rush took place in America
Gold is found in California. It was Americas first gold rush. Mny people came from different place to find gold.
Polk sent general Zach Taylor to the part of Texas near he Rio Grande River where they were attacked. On may 1846 congress declared war on Mexico. Americans took over California, and captured Sanfransisco and Monterey. In 1847 Mexico City was captured. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the war and Americans got 2/5 of Mexican territory.
Iowa, Texas, Florida, and Wisconson became states. Mexican war and Oregon treaty took place.
Was created by an American missionary who took 1,000 in a wagon train from Indepedence Missouri to the Oregon country, the trail becam known as the Oregon trail. It is 2,000 miles and took 6 mnths to cross.
Died a month into his presidency.
He was the first whig. And he died a month into his presidency.
Sutter's Fort was made to takecare of the needes of pionerrs coming to California. Sacramento was founded during this time.
Was a democrat president. Michigan founded in his presidency.
Early in his presidency Andrew Jackson had to deal with the rights of American Indians. He decided to move them to the Indian territory in Oklahoma. Cherokee were taken 12,000 miles by military to the territory.
Was a democrat who tried to get rid of the bank of the U.S. Photography was created while he was president. Indian removal act was happening.
Fort Vancouver was created. The American system was implemented. And he was a democrate/republican.
It was created in Oregon. Great Britian created it to boost its claim in the Oregon country. It was made to be a trading fort.
Andrew Jackson led the U.S. against the Seminoles. It took place in the Spanish territory of East Florida.
Seminole war was happening.
It was Fort Astoria. Made for fur trade. Started by John Jacob Aster
war of 1812 was happening while he was president and the treaty of ghent took place
Bought from France's ruler for 15 million. It doubled the size of the U.S.
He was a democratic-republican. the madison marbury case took place during his precidency.
President John Adams sent representatives to France to negotiate a treaty.
He was a federalists. And while he was president George Washington died.
He was the first president.He did not have a political party. And the Industrial Revolution took place during his presidency.
The cotton gin was invented in this time. It improved the amount of cotton that could be made.