The Texas Revolution (1835–1836) was an uprising in the Mexican state of Coahuila and Texas that led to the establishment of the Republic of Texas. The independent state played an important role in America’s Manifest Destiny when Texas was annexed by the United States in 1845.
Massachusetts Bay Colony (1629–1763)
Massachusetts Bay Colony was established in 1629 when King Charles I issued a charter that established the Massachusetts Bay Company and gave the company permission to establish a settlement in New England. It became the largest and most powerful British colony in New England.
The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a westward route that thousands of pioneers traveled as they emigrated western part of the United States. It was most popular from 1841 to 1869.
Franklin Pierce (1804–1869) was the 14th President of the United States. He sympathized with Southern views on slavery based on the wording of the U.S. Constitution. As a result, he alienated anti-slavery groups by signing the Kansas–Nebraska Act and enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
The Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804–1806) explored the upper regions of the Louisiana Purchase from St. Louis westward to Oregon. The expedition was a major achievement that helped open the American West for the fulfillment of Manifest Destiny.