Westward Extension, 1841-1850

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INDEX
ABERDEEN, EARL OF, and Texas, 117, 154.
Abolitionists, political convention ( 1840), 47. See also Liberty party.
Adams, C. F., nominated for vice-president, 282.
Adams, J. Q., charges Tyler with bad faith, 63; desire for Texas, 86, 106; slavery question produces opposition to annexation, 90; prevents vote on annexation, 95; protest against annexation, 141; change of attitude considered, 147-149; on Tyler's tariff veto, 183.
Alamán, Lucas, and colonization of Texas, 27.
Allen, William, and annexation of Texas, 146; and pre-annexation appropriation, 257, 258.
Almonte, J. N., and annexation of Texas, 199; demands his passports, 200.
Ampudia, Pedro de, and Taylor's advance, 204.
Andrews, S. P., and Great Britain and slavery in Texas, 111-113.
Annexation. See Territory.
Anti-Rent agitation, 7.
Arbitration, of northeastern boundary, 79; of Mexican claims, 193.
Archer, W. S., and pre-annexation appropriation, 258.
Area, national ( 1840), 8; unsettled, 22.
Aroostook War, 80.
Arredondo, Joaquin de, map, 104.
Ashburton, Lord. See Ashburton treaty.
Ashburton treaty, preliminaries, 80; obstacles to negotiation, 81; conduct of negotiators, 82; boundary provisions, 82-84.
Ashley, W. H., and Oregon, 163.
Astor, J. J., Pacific Fur Company, 36.
Astoria, settlement and history, 36.
Austin, Moses, Texas colony, 25; motives and slavery, 31.
Austin, S. F., Texas colony, 25; instructions on annexation, 92.
BAKER, E. D., on threats of disunion, 318.
Baltimore, population ( 1840), 10.
Bancroft, George, and war with Mexico, 204.
Bancroft, H. H., character of his works, 339.
Bankhead, Charles, and Slidell mission, 222, 225; and Trist mission, 249.
Bankruptcyact ( 1841), 181.
Banks, necessity of national

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