The United States grew and became a great nation between the time that George Washington was elected the first President of the United States in 1789 to when gold was discovered in California in 1849. Learn about America's expansion with the Louisiana Purchase from Napoleon in 1803, the War of 1812 when the Americans declared war on Britain, the woman's movement, and more in these set of lessons spanning United States history from 1785 - 1849.
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