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    1. 1. Westward Expansion USI.8a Land Acquisitions
    2. 5. New Territories Added to the United States after 1801 <ul><li>Louisiana Purchase~1801 </li></ul><ul><li>Florida~1819 </li></ul><ul><li>Texas~1845 </li></ul><ul><li>Oregon~1846 </li></ul><ul><li>California~1849 </li></ul>
    3. 7. The Louisiana Purchase~ 1801 <ul><li>Thomas Jefferson bought the land from France (Napoleon Bonaparte). </li></ul><ul><li>The purchase doubled the size of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Lewis and Clark explored the land from the Mississippi River (St. Louis) to the Pacific Ocean (Columbia River). </li></ul>
    4. 8. http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/Components/Art/NEWS/040806/MAP_Louis_Purchase.jpg
    5. 9. http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/images/vc174.jpg http://xroads.virginia.edu/~Hyper/JOURNALS/toc.html Journal Entries:
    6. 10. Lewis & Clark's Route http://www.gearthblog.com/images/lewisandclark.jpg
    7. 11. Florida~1819 <ul><li>Spain gave Florida to the United States through the Adams-Onis Treaty in 1819. </li></ul><ul><li>Adams (Secretary of State for the United States) and Onis (The Spanish dignitary) </li></ul>
    8. 12. http://spider.georgetowncollege.edu/HTALLANT/courses/his325/1818-19.gif
    9. 13. TEXAS~ The Lone Star State <ul><li>Texas entered into the United States in 1845 after Texas declares its independence from Mexico in 1835. </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think it is nicknamed the Lone Star State? </li></ul>
    10. 14. Oregon 1846 The Oregon Territory was divided by the United States and Great Britain, through a treaty. http://www.nps.gov/archive/fosc/Graphics/5440map.gif
    11. 15. Democratic candidate James K. Polk took an extreme view by advocating the placement of the border at 54º 40' north latitude. Expansionists chanted, &quot;Fifty-four Forty or Fight!&quot; After the election, Polk put the British on notice that joint occupation would not be extended, but quietly entered into diplomatic discussions. In June 1846, the Treaty of Washington was signed between Britain and the United States. http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1029.html
    12. 16. California~1850
    13. 17. California~1850 <ul><li>California was part of the Mexican Cession that the United States received in 1846. </li></ul><ul><li>California became a state in 1850 after gold was found there in 1849 (San Francisco 49ers) as a part of the Compromise of 1850. </li></ul>
    14. 18. http://www.neiu.edu/~ejhowens/377/examples/westward.jpg

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