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Transcript of Manifest Destiny
From 1800 to 1892
Jefferson bout 825,000 sq. miles for $0.03 an acre
The total coast for the Louisiana purchase was 15 million bucks
This doubled the size of America
The Louisiana Purchase
Why did the French sell us the Louisiana territory?
Napoleon Bonaparte was a military general who became the first emperor of France.
The French sold us this land because they needed money for their war with England
They also needed the money aid victims of yellow fever
How did America adopt Texas?
The mexican-american war
then English colonist and native americans attacked Florida in the early 1600
Spain's first colony in Florida 1565
Spain decided to join the French and indian war on France's side
which cost them Florida by the treaty of Paris in 1773.
• Louisiana Purchase
• Purchase of Florida
• Texas Independence
• Oregon Territory
• Mexican Cession (Mexican American War)
What is manifest Destiny?
Manifest Destiny is a term for the attitude during the 19th century period of American expansion to the west that the United States not only could, but was destined to, stretch from coast to coast and settle all the land in between.
But how did we get florida from Spain?
Thomas Jefferson the president of the united states who bought the Louisiana purchase
Lewis and Clark
This is the trail Lewis and Clark took to explore the Louisiana purchase.
Treaty of Adams-Onis
Treaty of Adams-Onis
Thomas Jefferson sent two men and some helpers to go explore the new land (Louisiana purchase)
Since 1762, Spain had owned the territory of Louisiana
fifteen separate states between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, is what the Louisiana Purchase will be made up of
who ever owned the Louisiana Purchase owned and controlled the Mississippi river
These are the three states that make up the Oregon Territory also a little bit of Montana
General Santa Anna led the revolution against Mexico's Emperor
Zachary Taylor conquered Mexico.
Was called the hero of the Mexican- American War.
President Polk made the decision to go to war with Mexico but was not planning on a long lasting war but more of a short one.
The 49th parallel formed from The Oregon tready. This gave the US land from the Rocky Mountains to Georgia as the boundary between the United States and British Canada. The US gained control over the future states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana, and the British retained Vancouver Island and navigation rights to part of the Columbia River.
This area was owned by the British. After the American Revolution Great Briton moved up in to the Canada area to wait and see when and if the american government would crumble then they would gain control again.