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Western Expansion

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Black Migration (between the Wars)





 “Bleeding Kansas” (aka Bloody Kansas , aka Border Wars)





Compromise of 1850


Expansion of Slavery



Gadsden Purchase





The Homestead Act





Kansas-Nebraska Act






Lewis & Clark Expedition

Louisiana Purchase (also includes Lewis & Clark)

Manifest Destiny


The Mexican-American War

Missouri Compromise





Northwest Territories


Oklahoma “Sooners”


Oregon Territory




Transcontinental Railroad



Twentieth Century Immigration


War of 1812



Wilmot Proviso









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