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A  difficult  past

A difficult past






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    • A Difficult past By: Rigo Cardenas
    • Americas in the 19 th century
      • Chinese were poor at the time and when they heard the promise of gold in California they took the chance.
      • Most of Chinese that came to America did not fortune most of them had to open restaurants.
    • Americas in the 19 th century
      • Native American's had a
      • Difficult time.
      • New states were added
      • Rapidly.
      • America became a place for
      • People who were looking for
      • a new start.
      • In Latin America elites
      • concentrated on claiming
      • American land for farming
      • Ranching.
    • The little Ice Age
        • The little ice age had a lot of affects in the world.
      • Weather was freezing.
      • The little ice age lasted from the 16 th -19 th century.
      • The little ice age killed millions of people
      • The troops of Napoléon suffered great losses because of cold weather after invading Russia.
    • Frontiers of the Americas
      • America wanted access to port but the president did not want war.
      • The Louisiana territories included large amounts of land that now is several of states.
      • In 1682 Louisiana is claimed in the name of fame and its consider a worthless piece of land.
      • A rebellion is launch French territory of Saint Domingue and thousands of troops are send.
    • Frontiers of the Americas 2
      • Collected thousands of samples and artifacts.
      • In 1832 prince Maximilian Zu Wied embark to explore the west and documented it like no one had done it before.
      • Karl Bodmer become a very talented artist.
      • Much of what they documented no longer exist.
    • Crossroads to Freedom
      • The battle on Tietam ocured on Sep 17,1862.
      • More Americans died during this battle .
      • Between 6,300 and 6,500 men have lost their lives and 15,000 men were wounded.
      • In 1862 it appeared that the south was winning the war between the states and the union started to draft more men.
    • Crossroads to Freedom continued
      • An entire Mexican Navy was captured.
      • 9000 men are injured the first day General Mc Clellan is to slow to give orders.
      • South is willing to sacrifice slavery to in list black officers.
      • Days after the battle Lincoln issues the anticipation to end slavery.
    • Crossroads to Freedom General George B
      • Know as the young Napoleon.
      • He disliked Lincoln openly.
      • Was place in commend of the army of the Potomac when he was 34 years old
      • Officers started to doubt Maclellan ability to lead
    • Crossroads to Freedom Ulisses S
      • He acted quickly.
      • He brought the finals blows and the final surrenders to the confederates.
      • One of the most honored and respected military leaders in U.S. history never even wanted a military career.