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Manifest Destiny
A divinely granted right to expand the territory of the United States to the western frontier.
James K. Polk
Elected the 11th U.S. President. Believed in lower tariffs. Reduced the Tariff of 1842 from 32 % to 25%. Believed in the restoration of the independent treasurey. Believed in the acquisition/settlement of both California and Oregon.
54'40"
Before Polk, it was the end line of the oregon territory, which was at the tip of present day alaska.
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, 1848
Made by Nicholas Trist, which agreed to pay 15 millino for the land and 3.25 million for the deaths of mexicans. It acquired Texas to the Ocean.
"Conscience Whigs"
Anti-slavery Whigs against acquiring all of mexico.
Wilmot Proviso
Had it passed, it would have outlawed slavery in all of the territory acquired from the Guadalupe Hidalgo treaty