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U.S. Westward Expansion and Land Acquisitions

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Land acquired during Jefferson's presidency.
Territory formerly known as 'New Spain'
Large western state acquired as part of the Mexican Cession
The belief the U.S. should expand its borders
A disagreement over the U.S./Mexico border led to the ________ _______ _____.
Which state- Stephen Austin, the Alamo, Sam Houston, Santa Ana.
New Orleans was part of this large territory
First territory acquired by those unhappy with King George
Land in the North/West United States acquired by treaty with the British
Purchased so a railroad could be built between California and Texas
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Spain ceded this territory because they didn’t want to go to war with the U.S.
Land acquisition between the Appalachians and the Mississippi River
Santa Anna was exchanged for the independence of this large territory
The U.S. paid France $15 million for this territory
Contained California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah
Native American who helped Lewis and Clark
African Americon on the Corps of Discover
Name of the teacher with the most perfectly shaped bald head
Name of very, very old science teacher
All time best tasting food made from potatoes

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