Presentation on theme: "1 EXPANSION & WAR: MANIFEST DESTINY TO MEXICAN WAR."— Presentation transcript:
1 EXPANSION & WAR: MANIFEST DESTINY TO MEXICAN WAR
2 WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR I. MANIFEST DESTINYI. MANIFEST DESTINY B. Driving Forces 1.Nationalism 2.Population Increase 3.Rapid Economic Develop. 4.Technological Advances 5.Reform Ideals A. Beliefs 1.Rising Pride/Nationalism 2.Idealistic Vision 3.“Racial Justification” for Expansion C. Opposition 1.How Far & What Needs 2.Fear Open Slavery Controversy & Stability
3 A. Why do Americans Migrate? B. What were reasons for Mexican-American Tensions? WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR II. TEXAS INDEPENDENCEII. TEXAS INDEPENDENCE
4 WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR II. TEXAS INDEPENDENCEII. TEXAS INDEPENDENCE C. Revolt & Independence D. Annexation Question
5 1. “Aroostook War” 2. Webster-Ashburton Treaty WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR III. BOUNDARY DISPUTESIII. BOUNDARY DISPUTES –A. Maine
6 WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR III. BOUNDARY DISPUTESIII. BOUNDARY DISPUTES –B. Oregon
7 IV. ELECTION 1844IV. ELECTION 1844 –A. Candidates –B. Issues Events –B. Issues Events Democrat (Darkhorse)=James Polk 1.Annexation of Texas 2.“Fifty –four Forty or Fight (Favors) 3.Acquire California Whig = Henry Clay 1.Straddles Texas Issue 2.Alienates group of voters in NY/antislavery C.Results 1. Pres. Tyler = Dem. Win a mandate to expand 2. Pushes through Annexation of Texas 3. Settles on dividing Oregon = 49 th Parallel WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR
8 V. MEXICAN WARV. MEXICAN WAR –A. Slidell Mission –B. Immediate Causes WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR
9 V. MEXICAN WARV. MEXICAN WAR –C. Opposition to War –D. Military Campaigns WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR
10 WESTWARD EXPANSION AND WAR V. MEXICAN WARV. MEXICAN WAR –E. Results 1. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo1. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 2. Wilmot Proviso2. Wilmot Proviso 3. Road to War?3. Road to War?
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