Growth of the U.S. 1800-1850 By Dominic Amato

Growth Of United States Borders

Beginning Expansion

  • Louisiana Purchase (4/30/1801)
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition (4/18/1805)

Adding states

  • Spain gives America parts of Florida (10/20/1820)
  • Michigan (8/29/1821)
  • Arkansas (6/15/1836)
  • Texas (1/1/1845)
  • New Mexico (1/1/1848)
  • California (1/1/1848)
  • By 1850, had 31 states

A Growing Population

  • 1800 population: 2.8 million
  • 1810 population: 7.23 million
  • 1820 population: 9.63 million
  • 1830 population: 12.8 million
  • 1840 population: 17 million
  • 1850 population: 23.1 million

Presidential Timeline

  • Jefferson elected 3/4/1801
  • Madison elected 3/4/1809
  • Monroe elected 3/4/1817
  • Adams elected 3/4/1825
  • Jackson elected 3/4/1829
  • Van Buren elected 3/4/1837
  • Harrison elected 3/4/1841
  • Tyler elected 4/6/1841
  • Polk elected 3/4/1845
  • Taylor elected 4/5/1849

Jeffersion bought Louissianna territory for 15 million from France

Madison Declared war on Britain in 1812

Jackson created disputes between North and South over policy chnaged Economy greatly

Harrison did absolutely nothing because he died of pneumonia a week after inauguration

Events that changed America

Major Wars

  • War of 1812
  • Black Hawk War (5/1/1832)
  • U.S-Mexican war (4/25/1846)

Booming Economy

  • Oregon Country
  • Gold Rush
  • Increased U.S. by 25% after Mexican Cession and Gadsden Purchase

Credits:

Created with images by Unsplash - "american flag usa" • Joaquín Martínez Rosado - "U.S. Territorial Acquisitions" • Fibonacci Blue - "Marching against against Donald Trump" • DEZALB - "united states washington lincoln memorial"

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