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10 Cards in this Set

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Missouri Compromise
is a series of agreements passed by Congress in 1820-1821 to maintain a balance of power between slave states and free states.
Indian Removal Act of 1830
is a law enacted in 1830 that forced Native American peoples east of the Mississippi to move to the lands in the west.
Worcester v. Georgia
the Cherokee nation finally won recognition as a distinct political community. The Court ruled that Georgia was not entitled to regulate the Cherokee or invade their lands. Jackson, however, refused to abide the decision
Trail of tears
is the marches in which the Cherokee peoples were forcibly removed from Georgia to the Indian Territory in 1838-1840, with thousands of the Cherokee dying on the way.
The Alamo
is a mission and fort in San Antonio, Texas where Mexican forces massacred rebellious Texans in 1836.
Erie Canal
is 363-mile long artificial waterway connecting the Hudson River with Lake Erie, built between 1817 and 1825
Oregan Trail
is a route from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon, used by pioneers traveling to the Oregon Territory.
Wilmot Proviso
Proviso is the amendment to an 1846 military appropriations bill, proposing that none of the territory acquired in the war with Mexico would be open to slavery
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
is the 1858 treaty ending the U.S. war with Mexico, in which Mexico ceded California and New Mexico to the United States.
Gadsen Purchase
is an 1853 purchase by the United States of land from Mexico, establishing the present U.S. Mexico boundary.