1845 in the United States

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1845 in the United States
Years: 1842 1843 184418451846 1847 1848

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Events from the year 1845 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

March 4: James K. Polk becomes President

April–June[edit]

Unknown date – Spaniards find Lost Dutchman Mine, Arizona.

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

December 27: The term "Manifest Destiny" is influentially used by John L. O'Sullivan (the concept is depicted in this 1872 painting by John Gast)

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • March 16 – Isaac C. Bates, United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1841 till 1845. (born 1779)
  • June 8 – Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States (born 1767)
  • June 9 – Gabriel Moore, United States Senator from Alabama from 1831 till 1837. (born 1785)
  • September 10 – Joseph Story, US Supreme Court Justice (born 1779)

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Sullivan, John L. (July–August 1845). "Annexation". United States Magazine and Democratic Review 17 (1): 5–10. 

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