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Events

The Louisiana Purchase

1803

The Louisiana purchase cost the u.s. 15 million,it included the Mississippi , the Native American were removed from their lands during the westward expansion and were forced onto reserves.

Farmers advantage

1807

Farmers took advantage of the extensive river system out westward

The war of 1812

1812

The war of 1812 which secured existing u.s. Boundaries and defeated native tribes of old north west

Chief joseph-``"thunder traveling to loftier mountain heights ''gave a speech

1840

Chief joseph of the nez perce was known to his kind ``thunder traveling to loftier mountains heights

indian Reservations

1851

The United States government created Indian reservations to prevent disputes over land boundaries and rights between white citizens and Native Americans

The Pacfic railroad act

1862

Congress hastily passed the pacific railroad act

Chinese help build transcontinental railroad

1864 - 1865

Thousand of Chinese immigrants toiled at a grueling pace and inperious working conditions to help construct Americas first transcontinental railroad.

Railroad completed

1869

The main line officially completed on may 10 ,1869

Battle of Little Bighorn- Custer was killed

1876