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President *Lyndon B. Johnson Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 created Office of Economic Opportunity which created and gave money Job Corps, a program that teaches the underprivileged how to train, VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) which was a domestic Peace Corps, The Work-Study Program which provided jobs for students from low-income families, Work Experience Program (child daycare for poor families), and Community Action Program (Head Start for toddlers, Upward Bound for disadvantaged high school students, - social classes: assisting in fundraising: which in turn helps industrialization. • more people are getting involved, growing the popularity • Eliminate poverty that would help industrialization- thus help expansion (highways, cars, etc)
This act helped connect the country with its spread out cities and suburbs. President Eisenhower spent 25 billion dollars building this nation high way system which created a lot of jobs. This act of industrialization acts as the gateways for bigger better things such as the demand for cars which means more efficient transportation.
During the 1860's was the most direct impact on the Americans from the government. The Homestead Act was written. This allowed man or women willing to develop the land 160 layers of their own land to mold it to your dream home. The significance of these events in the westward expansion of the United States. The Homestead Act is just one incident whose far0reaching affects on the landscape and the people of the plains.
The Mexican--American war was a pivotal war that colorfully illustrates the extent that the united states will go in order to maintain their status. Texas wanted to become a part of the country, yet there was a controversy when talking about Texas's side on slavery and how that may ruin the balance of the party. James K Polk, president at this time made some very expansionistic driven ideas. The war resulted in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. The treaty read that any Mexicans living there had a year to go back to Mexico or choose to be an American citizen. Bibliography *"Mexican-American War." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2009. Web. 10 Dec. 2009.
Towards the end of it all, some of the different groups of minorities were being allowed to do and experience many different things. One thing was that the women would leave their homes at textile Mils and they would move to the city. Women leave their family surroundings, where and what they feel comfortable. As result women become more active in the communities and anti slavery reforms.
The united states at this point has already achieved so much, expansion wise but now they were questioning their role pertaining to the situations going on around Europe. James Monroe, president, went to the congress to devise a legal document that would relieve the United states from future imperialistic actions from any other countries not in the western hemisphere. The doctrine however, had little impact on the world because it was not taken seriously. From this time on the doctrine allows the US to advance as a world power with a speed that also helped American expansionism. Bibliography "The Monroe Doctrine (Overview)." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2009. Web. 9 Dec. 2009. .
After the Louisiana Purchase Thomas Jefferson was eager to maintain on good relation ship with the France and official freedom from the British. BY 1811 the tensions between the US and Britain were moving the two closer and closer to a war. Americans were worried that the British were trying to re-establish their colonial status and because Britain refused to compromise about natural rights. Through out the war the Us attempted to expand north and south of their territory that wasn’t necessarily western. In in the end, Madison had failed to achieve any of their original goals going into the war and become threatened about succession of states. Work Cited "War of 1812." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2009. Web. 9 Dec. 2009.
On 1803 the united states purchases an immense amount of land from the French. They paid only 15 million dollars, less than 3 cents an acre. Up until then President, Thomas Jefferson was in a search of a peaceful solution to the nations crops problem. The moment this purchase took place, history was made. This vast amount of open unexplored frontier.
By the 1800's there was a lot of American Businessmen and laborers working on wealthy sugar plants. Americans figured that they could make a profit off of this by going over there and harvesting these fields then ship the resourced back to the US. The queen of Hawaii realizes that the sugar planters are becoming rapidly wealthy and 3 years later they ask their queen to annexed Hawaii. On the other hand America was hesitant in letting these native new comers reside in their country. Eventually they become annexed but in terms of shady tactics. This is an example of America hesitancy in expanding over foreign territory.
America began to move westward toward free land that held ample opportunities for people to start over in the god given land of fortune. The acme of American expansionism occurred during this time. Some Americans believed that it was god's will that they go live and prospered on the land of the entire United States. The disadvantage of expansionism improvement in the economy and in the lives of the white families was white mans violence toward the Indians to prevent any obstacles. President, James K. Polk, won the election because he supported manifest destiny and the annexation of Oregon, Texas, and California in the name of it. Bibliography *"Manifest Destiny, 1790-1850 (Overview)." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2009. Web. 9 Dec. 2009. .
One of the main impacts that the English made during their colonization was on the land they colonized. Unknowingly, they transformed the soil they settled and were causing a panic to the Indians already living on the land. They traveled there in hopes that they could find a better life. Along with carrying over diseases from Brittan they ran natives out of their land own lands. As they initially arrived by means to find gold and silver they had to settle with growing tobacco. But it was their depletion of supplies that motivated the English settlers to move to the west where is more land