WESTWARD EXPANSIONUSI.8ANew Territories Added to the United States
OF THE UNITED           STATESa)   A political Map shows the boundaries of     countries and/or statesb)   This is the pol...
II. THE NEWFRONTIERa)   Eventually, people wanted to settle new lands.     They felt the nation needed more space.b)   Aft...
III. LOUISIANA       PURCHASEa)   Thomas Jefferson     bought land from     France to double the     size of the USA.b)   ...
IV.FLORIDAa)   While James Monroe     was president, there                             Wooho     were disagreements       ...
V. TEXASa)   American settlers in     Texas fought Mexico     for their     independence.b)   Texas was an     independent...
VI. OREGONTERRITORY        a)   Originally shared by             Great Britain and             the US        b)   Many Ame...
VII.CALIFORNIA     a)   American settlers in          California fought          against Mexican rule     b)   After the w...
LEAVING THE  COUNTRY
LEAVING THE  COUNTRY
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  1. 1. WESTWARD EXPANSIONUSI.8ANew Territories Added to the United States
  2. 2. OF THE UNITED STATESa) A political Map shows the boundaries of countries and/or statesb) This is the political map of the United States in 1790. It shows the Mississippi River as the farthest western boundary.c) From 1801-1861 new territories were added to the US, changing the political map.
  3. 3. II. THE NEWFRONTIERa) Eventually, people wanted to settle new lands. They felt the nation needed more space.b) After 1800, pioneers began traveling beyond the Mississippi River.c) Pioneers-people who explore and settle new areas
  4. 4. III. LOUISIANA PURCHASEa) Thomas Jefferson bought land from France to double the size of the USA.b) He hired Lewis & Clark to explore from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Coast.c) They brought back maps and descriptions of people and wildlife that they saw.
  5. 5. IV.FLORIDAa) While James Monroe was president, there Wooho were disagreements o! going t I’m o with Spain over for vac Miami ation!! Florida.b) In 1819, Spain gave ownership of Florida to the United States in the Florida Treaty.
  6. 6. V. TEXASa) American settlers in Texas fought Mexico for their independence.b) Texas was an independent republic until 1845, when it joined the United States.
  7. 7. VI. OREGONTERRITORY a) Originally shared by Great Britain and the US b) Many American settlers traveled the Oregon Trail to live in this frontier land c) 1846-Britain gave full ownership of Oregon to the US
  8. 8. VII.CALIFORNIA a) American settlers in California fought against Mexican rule b) After the war with Mexico, California & the Southwest Territory became part of the US
  9. 9. LEAVING THE COUNTRY
  10. 10. LEAVING THE COUNTRY

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