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The idea of a Manifest Destiny originated in the 1840s by the Anglo-Saxon Colonists to expand their ideal civilization and institutions across North America to become a super nation....

Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny – Legends of America

Manifest Destiny, a phrase coined in 1845, expressed the philosophy that drove 19th-century U.S

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The idea of Manifest Destiny was created directly by the European-used Doctrine of Discovery and industrialization; this direct correlation was proven to be true from the verdict of the court case Johnson v....

Manifest Destiny and Territorial Expansion by Jada …

Manifest Destiny-Is the underlying theme that is used to justify all the expansion west In 1803, The President Thomas Jefferson purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government for $15 million.

Manifest Destiny was the idea that it was the United States’ destiny to take over all of North America from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

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With the acquisition of the Louisiana Territory and the prospects of future land acquisition, Americans used the idea of Manifest Destiny to justify their actions for moving westward and their treatment of Native Americans.

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As early as 1751 Benjamin Franklin described a destiny for Americans to fill up new lands to the west, and Jefferson, Monroe, and Adams all expressed expansionist dreams. In the 1840s, however, under Presidents Tyler and Polk, the territory of the United States increased by nearly eight hundred million acres through the annexation of Texas, the acquisition of Oregon south of the forty-ninth parallel, the military conquest of California and New Mexico, and the assumption of Native American lands in the Great Lakes region as those tribes were forced to resettle on the Great Plains. Not only was the expansion of the 1840s dramatic in its extent, it was also quite aggressive and nationalistic in tone. Americans justified the expansion with the ideology of “Manifest Destiny,” invoking divine providence, national superiority, and exceptionalism. This lesson looks ways that the ideology of Manifest Destiny expressed both national political objectives and the goals of ordinary men and women who settled the west.

a journalist named John O’Sullivan put a name to the idea …

This New York editor wrote the phrase that captured this mood when he attempted to explain American’s thirst for westward expansion he wrote: the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence fo...

Which evidenced that the continued expansion of the states was an issue and the idea of a Manifest Destiny was of major importance.

The idea of manifest destiny expanded the west and ..

Oregon Country and Manifest Destiny Make two observations about John O’ Sullivan’s idea of Manifest Destiny and the theory of American Exceptionalism.

The forefathers believed that it was the manifest destiny of this nation to eventually claim the expansion from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

Manifest Destiny led to the territorial ..

Manifest Destiny
Manifest Destiny: was the widely held belief that American settlers were destined to expand across the continent
This conviction helped Americans justify the aggressive acquisition of new territories in the 1840s and later in the 1890s.
1840s were years of extraordinary territorial growth for the United States
• Mexican American War-armed conflict between the U.S.

Manifest Destiny was a phrase which invoked the idea of divine sanction for the territorial expansion of the United States

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The John Gast’s painting “" and used to market the print may be reproduced. Students should make a detailed analysis of the picture in terms of Manifest Destiny. What transformations—economic, political, technological, environmental—does the movement from east to west represent? Is there a linear progression implied here? Does the appearance of the trapper figures in the center bottom, in advance of the farmers with their oxen and plow, help us understand why the Hudson’s Bay Company was mentioned in the Oregon Treaty, or why that conflict was settled peaceably? For fun, teachers could as students to contrast Gast’s original imagery with a modern parody that satirizes contemporary American ideals and expansionist dreams.