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by Christy Steele

  • Author: Christy Steele
  • ISBN: 0836857917
  • ISBN13: 978-0836857917
  • ePub: 1699 kb | FB2: 1295 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Pub Secondary Lib (January 1, 2005)
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Texas Joins The United States (America's Westward Expansion) ePub download

Christy Steele (Author). Series: America's Westward Expansion. Library Binding: 48 pages.

Christy Steele (Author). Publisher: Gareth Stevens Pub Secondary Lib (January 1, 2005).

History Books for Kids. Texas Joins the United States. America's Westward Expansion. By (author) Christy Steele. Clear text explains the factors that drew people west, while archival photographs, illustrations, maps, and primary source documents describe their journeys and bring the exploration and settlement of our expanding nation to life.

They petitioned to join the United States as a slave state.

Thousands of people crossed the Rockies to the Oregon Territory, which belonged to Great Britain, and thousands more moved into the Mexican territories of California, New Mexico and Texas. In 1837, American settlers in Texas joined with their Tejano neighbors (Texans of Spanish origin) and won independence from Mexico. They petitioned to join the United States as a slave state.

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Westward Expansion summary: The story of the United States has always been one of westward expansion, beginning along the East Coast and continuing, often by leaps and bounds, until it reached the Pacific-what Theodore Roosevelt described as "the great leap Westward. The acquisition of Hawaii and Alaska, though not usually included in discussions of Americans expanding their nation westward, continued the practices established under the principle of Manifest Destiny.

Texas Annexation of 1845: The independent Republic of Texas long sought to join the . despite Mexican claims and the warning by Mexican leader Antonio López de Santa Anna that this would be "equivalent to a declaration of war against the Mexican Republic. Congress approved the annexation of Texas on February 28, 1845. The two governments later agreed that, "So long as the United States of America shall not abandon the said naval station of Guantanamo or the two Governments shall not agree to a modification of its present limits, the station shall continue to have the territorial area that it now has, with the limits that it has on the date of the signature of.

These immigrants began to settle North America west of the Great Plains as part of the mass overland migrations of. .

These immigrants began to settle North America west of the Great Plains as part of the mass overland migrations of the mid-18th century. Thus, was born the original 13 colonies of the United States, some of which (namely North Carolina) are now considered a part of the midwest. The Oregon Trail, the longest of the overland routes used in the westward expansion of the United States, was first traced by explorers and fur traders for traveling to the Oregon Country.

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Focusing on a key topic in American history curriculum, clear text, archival photographs, illustrations, maps, and primary source documents explore the people, places, and events that not only changed the size but shaped the character of the United States in the nineteenth century.
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