Natives, Africans, & Mexicans in the U.S 1779-1861

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Natives, Africans, & Mexicans in the U.S 1779-1861 by Mind Map: Natives, Africans, & Mexicans in the U.S 1779-1861

1. President Jackson wanted to relocate all Natives to many places within the United States and promised to give them supplies to adjust to new land.

1.1. On February 2, 1848 the Treaty was signed in Guadalupe Hidalgo its provisions called for Mexico to cede 55% of its territory in exchange for fifteen million dollars in compensation for war-related damage to Mexican property.

1.1.1. The war between the United States and Mexico was about racism, violence and appropriation and expropriation

2. 1776

2.1. United States 13 colonies declare independence from Britain

2.1.1. 1781&1787

2.1.2. British surrender to U.S. at Yorktown

2.2. 1803

2.2.1. Louisiana Purchase U.S. buys vast lands west of Mississippi from Napoleon

2.2.2. 1804-1806

2.3. 1810-1814

2.3.1. Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla delivers a Speech triggering the beginning of Mexico's fight for independence from Spain

2.3.2. 1823-1838 January, A.D. 1863, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. Slaves were tortured and given the worst punishment Africans were sold by their owners

3. Manifest Destiny was used just like how the Spanish used violence to convert Natives.

3.1. The Spanish killed the Natives becuase they wouldnt convert to Christianity after committing crimes against nature.

3.1.1. The United States may have gained land but Mexico lost more than that. After demanding both political and military action on removing Native American Indians from the southern states of America in 1829, President Andrew Jackson signed this into law on May 28, 1830. Although it only gave the right to negotiate for their withdrawal from areas to the east of the Mississippi river and that relocation was supposed to be voluntary, all of the pressure was there to make this all but inevitable.