1845 in the United States

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Events from the year 1845 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

March 4: James K. Polk becomes President

April–June[edit]

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)

Unknown date[edit]

  • Spaniards find Lost Dutchman Mine, Arizona.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

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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