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  • 1. Sponge The first ten amendments of theConstitution are known as_____. Which amendment allowed women to vote. Lowered the voting age to 18 Prohibited alcohol Provided equal protection under law

2. Sponge The _________ _________ statedthat NO European nations willbe allowed to colonize in theAmericas. Describe Manifest Destiny. The War of 1812 was a conflictbetween what two countries? 3. Sponge What states were acquired fromMexico? For what purpose did America buythe Gadsden Purchase? Name one great piece of technologyused from 1800-1860. 4. Manifest Destiny - belief that the U.S. had the right to all theland between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans Manifest Destiny: Video 5. MANIFEST DESTINY 6. MANIFEST DESTINY 7. Manifest DestinyThe American claim that it is our rightto possess the whole of the continentwhich fate has given us for thedevelopment of the great experiment ofliberty. John OSullivan, New York editor 8. Election of 1844 Presidential candidateJames Polk believedstrongly in ManifestDestiny, and he favoredannexing Oregon andTexas. His Presidential slogans were:President James K. Polk Fifty-Four Forty or Fight and All of Oregon or None 9. After winning theelection, the U.S. and GreatBritain compromised bydividing Oregon at latitude49 degrees north. 10. How did they get there?Oregon Trail: stretched 2,000 miles acrossnorthern Great Plains and Rocky Mountains.Trip took about six months, most went inwagon trains. 11. Mexican War The Beginning The U.S. declared war onMexico in 1846, shortly afterannexing Texas. MULTIMEDIA 12. Gen. Zachary Taylor* First battle of the war.Gen. Santa Anna 13. Northerners opposed the war. They felt it was a Southernattempt to add more slave states to the Union. Balance of Power Between Free and Slave States as of 1844Michigan ArkansasMaineMissouriIllinois Alabama Free IndianaMississippi SlaveStatesOhio Louisiana StatesVermontTennesseeRhode Island KentuckyNew York VirginiaNew HampshireNorth CarolinaMassachusettsSouth CarolinaConnecticutMarylandNew Jersey GeorgiaOriginalPennsylvania Delaware13 States 14. California Americans in California overthrew the Mexicans in 1846,declaring the independent nation of the Bear Flag Republic. Soon afterwards, California joined the United States. 15. Were not done yet The United States wanted toput a Railroad between the Eastand the West. The most likely southern routeincluded territory still owned byMexico. The U.S. bought the area in theGadsden Purchase 16. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 1848 (Video) Mexico recognized the Texas-Mexico border as the Rio Grande. Mexico ceded the Mexican Cession to the United States. Today, the Mexican Cession are the states of CA, NV, UT, and parts of AZ, NM, CO, and WY.Gadsden Purchase The United StatesThe United States bought southernpaid Mexico $15NM and AZ for $10 million. million. 17. California Gold Rush Gold found at Sutters mill Chinese immigrated for GoldRush Many headed to California fromthe east Great wealth and California willask for statehood in 1850