Docstoc

Lewis and Clark What

Document Sample
Lewis and Clark What Powered By Docstoc
					What factors promote territorial expansion?



                                          1
                      Bellwork……True or False?
At the time Thomas Jefferson was living…
 There were woolly mammoths roaming the West.
 there was a tribe of blue-eyed Indians living in the West who spoke Welsh, the
    language of people from Wales, a region on the west coast of the island of Great
    Britain.
   there was a river or series of connected rivers, starting at the Mississippi, that
    crossed the western mountains and reached the Pacific Ocean.
   the Blue Ridge Mountains were taller than the Rocky Mountains.
   the West had many erupting volcanoes.
   unicorns could be found in the West.
   there were mountains in the West made of undissolved salt.
   some beavers in the West were seven feet tall.
   buffaloes were friendly and had slim waists.
   Peruvian llamas roamed the West.
                                           Outline
1783    Treaty of Paris                        1899 – 1901 Boxer Rebellion
1785 Land Ordinance                            1899 – 1902 Philippine American War
1787 North West Ordinance                      1899       Open Door Note/Policy
1862 Homestead Act                             1901 Platt Amendment
  Louisiana Purchase                           1903 Hay-Bunau Varilla Treaty
1823 Monroe Doctrine                           1904 Roosevelt Corollary
1846-1848 Mexican/American War                 1913 – 1914 Carranza & Villa Civil War
1846 Panama Independence                       1914 Tampico Affair
1848   Oregon Territory                        1915 – 1934 U.S. Military Intervention in Haiti
1862 – 1867 French Occupation of Mexico        1916 Jones Act
1867 Seward’s Folly (Purchase of Alaska)       1916 Villa’s raid on New Mexico
1885 Josiah Strong Our Country                 1933 – 1944 Good Neighbor Policy
1887 Bayonet Constitution                      1977 Torrijos-Carter Treaties
1890 A.T. Mahan Sea Power
1895 – 1899 Venezuela Border Dispute
1898 Annexation of Hawaii
1898 Spanish American War
1898 Treaty of Paris
               What will we be learning this unit?
 From 1791 (Washington elected as President) to 1860 (Lincoln elected)
  the United States expanded to the boundaries of today’s 48 contiguous
  states
      4 wars fought
      15 presidents
      Country increased in size
      Established & strengthened the federal court system
      Saw the beginnings & increase of political parties
      1st & 2nd National Banks
      Economics “Panics” & depressions
      Abolition movement
               Essential Question:


    How has territorial expansion been
                  justified?
   Acquisition of resources
   Spread of religion
   Racial Supremacy
         What factors promote territorial expansion?
Treaty of Paris
 Ended the Revolutionary War
 Granted the United States independence
  from England
 America gained
     possession of land btw Appalachian
      Mtns & Mississippi River
     Possession of land from the Great
      Lakes to the Florida Boundary
     This land formed 9 additional states

 Declared that the Americans should pay
  any debts owed to the British
                      Land Ordinance of 1785
 By 1785, Congress needed to set up
    an orderly system for settling the
    Northwest Territory.
   The ordinance called for the land to
    be surveyed and divided into
    townships by base line and range
    line.
   Congress planned to sell sections to
    settlers for $640 each.
   One section in every township was
    to be set aside to support public
    schools.
   It also allotted a section for
    purpose of religion and no more
    than two townships for a
    University.
               Northwest Ordinance of 1787
 This ordinance set up a government (a governor, a
  secretary, and 3 judges) for the Northwest Territory
  and allowed the region to be divided into separate
  territories.
 Once a territory had a population of 60,000 free
  citizens, it could petition Congress to become a
  state.
      set up a way for new states to be admitted to the United
      States.
      Northwest territory became five states: Ohio, Indiana,
      Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
                      Bellwork……True or False?
At the time Thomas Jefferson was living…
 There were woolly mammoths roaming the West.
 there was a tribe of blue-eyed Indians living in the West who spoke Welsh, the
    language of people from Wales, a region on the west coast of the island of Great
    Britain.
   there was a river or series of connected rivers, starting at the Mississippi, that
    crossed the western mountains and reached the Pacific Ocean.
   the Blue Ridge Mountains were taller than the Rocky Mountains.
   the West had many erupting volcanoes.
   unicorns could be found in the West.
   there were mountains in the West made of undissolved salt.
   some beavers in the West were seven feet tall.
   buffaloes were friendly and had slim waists.
   Peruvian llamas roamed the West.
                  Lewis & Clark
 http://www.lewisandclarkexhibit.org/cd_ind
 ex_flash.html?

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:9
posted:12/3/2011
language:English
pages:10