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War and Diplomacy

History Theme Fair

Youssef Fahmy

on 28 May 2013

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Other than war the main way that the US acquired land was through deals with other countries.
Many of its wars also ended in treaties with the defeated countries or territories
These treaties helped the US grow 8 times bigger than the original 13 colonies Domestic Issues of the
United States
1620-1877 War and Diplomacy Wars and treaties leading to
the acquisition of land Expansion through Conquest Wars The American Revolution The Revolution was the
original "expansion."
It gave reason for the later
idea of separation from Europe. Mexican American War In the late 1840s the US fought Mexico over disputed land after annexing Texas
They eventually defeated Mexico and took over 500,000 square miles of land Treaties and Dicta Monroe Doctrine This statement by president Monroe declared that European nations were not to interfere in the Western Hemisphere Adams Onís Treaty This gained the United states Florida and established a Western border with Spain Wars that gained the US territorial rights include the Revolution, War of 1812, the collective Indian Wars, and the Mexican-American War The US obtained much of its land through military conquest. The War of 1812 The British impressment of US soldiers and incitement of Native tribes caused War
It reinforced the Revolution by forcing the British out of the West Indian Wars These series of conflicts lasted for over 300 years
The US took millions of acres of land from the Natives through both treaties and war Ostend Manifesto It also proclaimed the US neutral in all European conflicts A secret proposal by the US and Spanish government to have the US purchase Cuba Info on Revolution April 19, 1775 – September 3, 1783
Battle at Lexington and Concord - Treaty of Paris Signed by US
Other major battles include Ticonderoga, Bunker Hill, Long Island, Princeton, and Yorktown.

United States issues Declaration of Independence due to abuse of power by the British Info on 1812 June 18, 1812 – February 18, 1815
US declares war on Britain (first time) - Treaty of Ghent ratified by Congress
The war occurred all over North America from Canada to New Orleans

Star Spangled Banner written about attack on Fort McHenry by Francis Scott Key Info on Indian Wars Started with the Massacre at Jamestown in 1622
Continued and became more fierce as the US pushed the Natives into smaller and smaller areas Info on Mexican War US forces on the Nueces River Provoke a Mexican attack and spark a one-and-a-half year war The Treaty of Guadalupe- Hidalgo ends the war with huge swaths of land for the US Written in 1819 by John Quincy Adams and Luis de Onís Info on Adams Onís While Monroe was President at the time JQA conducted most of the foreign affairs
The Treaty was ratified later due to a delay by Spain to hold over the Untied States Info on Doctrine Info on Manifesto Manifest Destiny Info on Manifest Destiny One of the most widely used doctrines in US history
Had several additions and applications throughout history British helped to support it early on because US was still not a major world power Rejected after being leaked to the public and causing a scandal Written in 1854 by Ministers Buchanan and Soulé Northerners feared that Cuba would be admitted as another slave state upsetting the balance in Congress Concept that the US had the God-given right to expand from "sea to shining sea" Many americans at the time supported this idea (1845) The idea existed for several decades before but the term was coined by John L. O'Sullivan to encourage the annexation of Texas https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a4/Flag_of_the_United_States.svg/285px-Flag_of_the_United_States.svg.png http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/images/uk.jpg http://www.inside-mexico.com/images5/banderamexico.jpg http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog05/maps/images/map_05_a.gif http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/images/trumbull-large1.jpg http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/images/trumbull-large1.jpg http://all-history.org/New%20Folder/378/429a.jpg http://historyexplorer.si.edu/resource/?key=3935 http://0.tqn.com/d/history1800s/1/0/z/B/-/-/Fort-McHenry-bombardment-945.jpg http://harpweek.com/09Cartoon/BrowseByDateCartoon.asp?Month=January&Date=16 http://daphne.palomar.edu/llewis/
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