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The 1820 Land Act led to the future confiscation of lands from Native Americans and lower cost land for settlers in the west
The 900 mile trade route, the Santa Fe Trail, opens from Independence, Missouri, to Santa Fe (now New Mexico).
The Monroe Doctrine stated that attempts by European nations to colonize land in North or South America, would be viewed as acts of aggression
The 1824 General Survey Act authorized the president to have surveys made of important transportation routes
The 'Stourbridge Lion' was the first operational locomotive on an American railroad
The 1830 Indian Removal Act led to the forced migration of approximately 60,000 Native Americans
Between 1830 to 1840 the forced migration included the terrible journey of the Creek nation on the infamous Trail of Tears
The first horse car line is built in Lower Manhattan
he first Important migration of settlers traveled in Wagon Trains along the 2000 mile Oregon Trail
The First telegraph line is established and Morse Code is sent by Samuel Morse from Washington to Baltimore
Congress passed a "Joint Resolution for Annexing Texas to the United States"
1845: John O’Sullivan initiates the phrase 'Manifest Destiny'
The Mexican American War begins, also known as the Invasion of Mexico
The Bear Flag Revolt against Mexico in Alta California
846: The Oregon Treaty settled the lands south of the 49th parallel as a US possession
Polk is Elected
Mormonsin Utah - Brigham Young leads 5,000 Mormons to Utah after experiencing religious persecution
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo by which Mexico ceded Upper California and New Mexico to the United States that covered 525,000 square miles for a payment of $15,000,000
Apache Wars - The first conflicts of the Apache Wars (1849 -1924) erupted in the Southwest
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) started when gold was discovered at Sutter's Lumber Mill in Coloma, California
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