Expansion

By Paige Manzi

Manifest Destiny

A 19th-century doctrine that said the United States had the right and duty to expand through North America. It was not an official policy in the government but it led to different legislation acts very similar to this event
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War for Texas Independence

We Americans did not want Texas to become part of British Empire. We concluded that Texas must not become a satellite of England so we admitted it to the union as the 28th state of America
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Mexican War

Texas in 1845 caused a rupture between the US and Mexico. Mexico tried to claim Texas as their own territory. President James K. Polk later found out that the Mexican forces had attacked the companies along the Rio Grande. We immediately demanded war!
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