US History I 1800-1876

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  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Acquired the land of Louisiana from France for 15 million dollars
  • The Steamboat "New Orleans"

    The Steamboat "New Orleans"
    A ship named The New Orleans departed Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and was the first ship to navigate the North American waters to what is now the city of New Orleans and be able to return home.
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    War of 1812

    The cause of the war was the British trying to restrict trade in the US, the British Navy impressment of American seaman, and the desire for the US to expand its territory.
  • Civilization Fund Act

    Civilization Fund Act
    Established funds for missionaries who established schools among Indian Tribes.
  • Erie Canal

    Erie Canal
    Linked the Great Lakes to New York City and allowed for trade transportation by water.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Move Native Americans onto reservations so that their native lands could be sold to grow cotton on.
  • Slave Rebellion

    Slave Rebellion
    Nat Turner led a deadly slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia. This inspired future rebellions.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    It was America's God-given right to expand west and spread Christianity. It was their destiny.
  • Florida

    Florida became the 27th state to join the republic
  • Texas

    Texas became the 28th state to join the republic.
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    Mexican-American War

    Caused by a land dispute for Texas's southern border (Nueces strip). The U.S. aquired this strip of land and New Mexico, California, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona.
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    A two-day summit in New York state to discuss problems facing women