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Sol 1.8   Westward Expansion Powerpoint
Sol 1.8   Westward Expansion Powerpoint
Sol 1.8   Westward Expansion Powerpoint
Sol 1.8   Westward Expansion Powerpoint
Sol 1.8   Westward Expansion Powerpoint
Sol 1.8   Westward Expansion Powerpoint
Sol 1.8   Westward Expansion Powerpoint
Sol 1.8   Westward Expansion Powerpoint
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  • 1. Westward Expansion SOL US1.8a Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
  • 2. Major Ideas <ul><li>Between 1801 and 1861, exploration was encouraged as America underwent vast territorial expansion and settlement. </li></ul>http://www.madison.k12.wi.us/tnl/detectives/kids/WestwardExpansion_.gif
  • 3. New territories added to the United States after 1801
  • 4. Louisiana Purchase <ul><li>Jefferson bought land from France (the Louisiana Purchase) which doubled the size of the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the Louisiana Purchase from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean </li></ul>http://www.craigsams.com/images/Louisiana%20Purchase%20copy.jpg
  • 5. Florida <ul><li>Spain gave Florida to the United States through a treaty. </li></ul>http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/7/78/250px-East_and_West_Florida_1810.jpg http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maps/europe/spain/map_of_spain.jpg
  • 6. Texas <ul><li>Texas was added after it became an independent republic </li></ul>http://www.garwood-voigt.com/catalogues/H24607TexasGray.jpg http://www.seguindescendantshp.com/Texas%201836.jpg
  • 7. Oregon <ul><li>The Oregon Territory was divided by the United State and Great Britain. </li></ul>http://iloveoregon.com/images/Oregon_Territory_map.jpg
  • 8. California <ul><li>War with Mexico resulted in California and the Southwest Territory becoming part of the United States. </li></ul>http://www.worldbook.com/wb/images/content_spotlight/lewis_and_clark/mexicancession.gif

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