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pioneers heading west

MIDDLE 19TH CENTURY, 1845-1861

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Kansas-Nebraska Act
Kansas-Nebraska Act
divided Nebraska Territory into Kansas and Nebraska and specified that the question of slavery would be left up to the voters within each territory
William Henry Seward
William Henry Seward
the man who bought Alaska
CONTENTS

Individual Biography,A-Z
BIOGRAPHY, A-Z

James Knox Polk's Administration, 1845-1849
JAMES POLK'S ADMINISTRATION, 1845-1849

Mexican War, 1846-1848
MEXICAN WAR, 1846-1848

Zachary Taylor's Administration
ZACHARY TAYLOR'S ADMINISTRATION, 1849-1850

Millard Fillmore's Administration, 1850-1853
MILLARD FILLMORE'S ADMINISTRATION, 1850-1853

Franklin Pierce's Administration
FRANKLIN PIERCE'S ADMINISTRATION, 1853-1857

James Buchanan's Administration
JAMES BUCHANAN'S ADMINISTRATION, 1857-1861

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