Manifest Destiny and 

the Expansion of Slavery



Missouri Compromise  (1820)

     
-36 30' Line


Republic of Texas  (1836-1845)

    
-Sam Houston

Election of 1844

     
-James K. Polk  (Democrat)

     
-Henry Clay  (Whig)


Mexican-American War

    
-Wilmot Proviso

    
-Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo  (1848)
 

Election of 1848

    
-Zachary Taylor  (Whig Party)

    
-Lewis Cass  (Democratic Party)

    
      -Popular Sovereignty

    
-Martin Van Buren  (Free Soil Party)


Compromise of 1850


     
-Fugitive Slave Law  (1850)


Kansas-Nebraska Act  (1854)

     
-Stephen A. Douglas

         
-Popular Sovereignty

Republican Party  (1854)  


Dred Scott v. Sanford
  (1857)


Election of 1860  

 

Manifest Destiny        
    Manifest Destiny              Missouri Compromise,
                                                 1820-1821

 East & West Florida       
   East & West Florida            Texas Revolution, 1836

  
    Mexican War, 1846-1848

 Compromise of 1850
   Compromise of 1850    

  Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854         The Republican Party
    Kansas-Nebraska Act,              The Republican Party
                1854

  Election of 1860
        Election of 1860