Event Summary

John D. Sloat claims part of CA for the US

Date

July 1846

Description

July-August- Commodore John D. Sloat and Captain Robert F. Stockton sail into California�s Monterey Bay, and later San Francisco, claiming the region for the United States. American access to the Pacific certified by these actions

Timeline 1

American Navy and Naval Warfare, 1775-1865

Record ID

655