Unit 6 Project
By Triston Turner
Life in the Mining camps have been very hard living and i only find about 10$ a day in gold. Thousands of people have been dying from mining, and diseases. or even from accidents from the river. My food has been not as good back home because we don't have time to build a home so we live in a tent and cook over a open fire. I barely survive the harsh winter with heavy rain and snow and it was horrible to be mining in. But meeting new people and them having wifes they have helped me soe my clothes back together or even buy me new ones.
From: a troubled miner
dispute and offer to buy New Mexico. Then Mexican troops attacked
Taylor's troops near the Rio Grande, and Polk declared war. The Treaty
of Guadalupe Hidalgo increased the United States by 25%. This treaty
also ended the war. The Bear Flag Revolt was when the Americans
declared Californa independent of Mexico. Gadsden Purchase was the
agreement between Mexico and United States for Mexico to get 10
million dollars and United States got the rest of Arizona and the
rest of Texas.
the continent to the pacific ocean. People were going west
for many different reasons. Some were going west for the gold when the
gold rush came. Some people were going for settlement, all the new
land. People also went because they climate was better there. Some
wanted more space, and some wanted riches.
1827 UK and US jointly agreed to occupy oregon
Us and great britain agreed splitting the boundary and making it the officially boundary
1836 Texas independence
Texas declared indepence from mexico
1845 texas annexed
Texas joined the union
1846 U.S declares war against mexico
They declare war against Mexico dispute over mexico
1848 mexican cession
lands surrendered to the united states by mexico at the end of the Mexican war
1848 california gold is discovered
james marshall discovers gold at Sutter's mill in northern california
1849 california gold rush starts
as the rush starts thousands of miners travel land and sea surrounding the land
settled the main bounders of the united states
gold during the Gold Rush.
2nd trial was the Santa Fe trail was used for tradingwith other people.
3rd trial was the Oregon trail was used to get to California forgold in Northern California, it was also used for settlement.
4th trial was the Mormon trail was used for religious purposes, and religious practices,and it was used for land.