American Expansionism

Events

Election of 1800

1800

Jefferson becomes president

Louisiana Purchase

1800

Jefferson bought the territory from France for $15 million

Ohio

1803

Ohio admitted as the 17th state

Lewis and Clark Expeditions

1804 - 1806

War of 1812

1812

Treaty of Ghent

1814

End of War of 182

Andrew Jackson

1828

Andrew Jackson becomes president

Indian Removal Act and Trail of Tears

1830

Removal of Native Americans from their homelands onto reservations

Arkansas and Michigan

1836 - 1837

Arkansas= slave state Michigan= free state

Mexican American War

1845 - 1848

Texas

1845

Annexation of Texas

Mexican Cession/ Gadsden Purchase

1848

CA, UT, NV, NM