Western Expansion Project
Jennifer Delgado 7th period
Florida- Land was bought from Spain and had to make Adamonis Treaty.
Texas Annexation- Got land from Mexico through US-Mexican War.
Oregon Territory - Land was bought from England & made the Oregon Treaty.
Mexican Cession- Bought from Mexico through war & made he Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
Gadsden Purchase - This land was bought from Mexico to build a railroad and then later they made the Gadsden Treaty of 1853
Settlers in the west
Oregon Trail - It lead to Oregon (Duh) were Missionaries were looking to convert Native Americans to Christians.
California Trail - Lead to California, they were searching for gold & hoped to have access to fertile land.
Mormon Trail - Lead to Salt Lake City, Utah where Mormons hoped to practice religion of freedom.