Westward Expansion

Events

Lewis and Clark start their expedition

1803

Lewis and Clark reach the Pacific

1805

The Battle of the Alamo is fought between the Texans and Mexicans

1836

Texas is annexed into the US

1845

Mormons found Salt Lake City

1847

Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo with Mexico and US

1848

Gold is discovered in California

1848

Gadsden Purchase sells Arizona and New Mexico to the US

1853