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Manifest Destiny
BELIEF IN 1840'S--> LATER THAT IT WAS THE DESTINY OF THE U.S. TO EXPAND ITS BORDERS TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN.
Texas (1846-48)
1.U.S. ANNEXATION OF TEXAS SPARKED WAR WITH MEXICO

2. UNDER THE TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO, THE U.S. ACQUIRED CALIFORNIA, TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO.

3.PAID $15 MILLION

4. GADSDEN PURCHASE-(1853) PAID $10 MILLION. INCLUDED SOUTHERN MOST PARTS OF PRESENT DAY ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO
Oregon Territory
1. "54 40 OR FIGHT" BECAME THE CAMPAIGN SLOGAN OF JAMES K POLK WHO SUPPORTED THE ANNEXATION OF OREGON.

2. AMERICANS AND BRITAIN AGREED TO THE BOUNDARY AT THE 49TH PARALLEL.

3. TERRITORIES OF WASHINGTON AND OREGON WERE CREATED.
Mexican Cession
1. CALIFORNIA
*DISCOVERY OF GOLD (1848) BROUGHT 80,000 GOLD SEEKERS- CALIFORNIA CONTINUED TO GROW

2.UTAH
*MORMONS SEEKING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SETTLED IN SALT LAKE 1848- THOUSANDS FOLLOWED.
Slave Issue
*END OF MEXICAN WAR REVIVES SLAVE ISSUE.
Wilmont Provise
A. OUTLAWED SLAVERY IN TERRITORY BOUGHT FROM MEXICO

B. OPPOSED BY SOUTHERNERS/HOUSE PASSED. SENATE REJECTED.

C. IF THESE 3 STATES APPLIED FOR STATEHOOD, THE ISSUE OF UPSETTING THE BALANCE OF SLAVE AND FREE STATES WOULD OCCUR.
Compromise of 1850
A. BALANCED SECTIONAL INTEREST TEMPORARILY

B. MEXICAN TERRITORY HAD NO SLAVE RESTRICTIONS

C. SLAVE TRADE (NOT SLAVERY) ABOLISHED IN NATIONS CAPITAL-WASHINGTON DC

D. STRONG FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW PASSED. FAVOR BY THE SOUTH.