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Manifest Destiny and Western Expansion

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Manifest Destiny is a term to describe Americans desire to explore and expand across the entire continent during the 19th century. Westward Expansion began in the United States following the end of the War of 1812. Between 1816 and 1821, six new states were added to the union, and pioneer families swept westward to fill these new lands. While westward expansion impoved the lives of many Americans, it displaced thousands of Native Americans.
The notion of coining words (as if they were money) seems to have started with an Elizabethan writer by the name of Puttenham. In 1589 his hot new title, "English Poesie" hit the streets and in volume 3, on page 259 (yawn) he moans about "Young schollers not halfe well studied..." who "seeme to coig…
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maybe??? We forced Native Americans out of their homes during the Trail of Tears. Jefferson also bought the Louissiana Purchase. This expanded the US very very much. it also expanded because it gave more room for those yankie lovers to come on over
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God was on the side of American expansion..."Manifest" means obvious and "Destiny" means certain. "Manifest Destiny was a phrase first coined by John L. Sullivan, an advocate writer urging the United States to annex the Republic of Texas. Meaning of "imperialism" is Empire building and or domination…
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Manifest destiny and social Darwinism were used to justify horrible actions toward minority peoples during the 1800s. Manifest destiny was the idea that the US should expand westward, and was used to steal Native American lands. Social Darwinism was the idea that the lighter skinned people were, the…
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Manifest Destiny The term manifest destiny means the belief or doctrine, held chiefly in the middle and latter part of the 19th century, that it was the destiny of the U.S. to expand its territory over the whole of North America and to extend and enhance its political, social, and economic influe…
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an event that will inevitably happen in the future..
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Yes.Yes, everything is detined.No, the individual chooses their own path by the decisions they make. Yes, you cant change your destiny
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In the late 1800s, US Imperialism was essentially limited to the USA proper -- extending the country to encompass what now constitutes the mainland of the USA. The first expression of American imperialism was this "Manifest Destiny".. the concept that it was good and natural for the US to span the …
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The US believed it was God's will for the US to stretch from the East Coast to the Pacific Ocean. They wanted to travel to the west and settle, making it part of the US.
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There's nothing to prove it. But destiny is just like fate, some people don't believe in fate because they don't like the idea of them not being in control of their own lives. But the elders who have accomplished something in life like to think of their accomplishment as "their destiny."
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During the War of 1812, the emerging United States served notice to their former European masters that they had no rights to control colonies in the Western hemisphere. It then became manifest that their destiny was to rule "from sea to shining sea." Given that belief, (although the term itself was …
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The Manifest Destiny was an idea made popular in the 1800's by John Louis O'Sullivan that the United States must expand its boundaries to the Pacific Ocean. Answer: The idea that the United States must expand westward
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National destiny refers to the things that a given nation will experience in future. It is usually believed that there is a power controlling what will happen in future.
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The land hungry American supported the manifest destiny as they believed it was the Anglo-Saxon responsibility to spread their civilization across the nation. This also allowed expansionist to remove Indians from the territories they desired.
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Answer Manifest Destiny was the belief held by Americans that the U.S. should own all of the land on North America from the Atlantic to the Pacific. This was achieved when the U.S. won the Mexican-American War and acquired what is now the Southwestern U.S. However, acquisition of this land brough…
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It encouraged pioneers to settle farther west and south. It also got the United States more land from Mexico and Great Britain.
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Policies based on the idea of Manifest Destiny led to war with Mexico, increased sectional conflict over slavery, the annexation of Texas and the decline of the Whig party.
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To put god first
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manifest destiny expanded America n Mexico became angry so it called for a war
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I don't believe in destiny. God knows what your future is, but He has given you free will. Free will to chose what paths you go down in life. Free will to step out into traffic at the right or wrong time. That'll change what happens next. God has given you free will to make the decision to accept Je…
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Mexican American War
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Deer, rabbits, buffalo, and occasionally a moose or an elk, it depends on where they were in the country.
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For a quarter century after the War of 1812, only a few Americans began to believe that their movement westward was predestined by God. The phrase "manifest destiny" expressed the belief that the United States was ordained to expand to the Pacific Ocean and into Mexican and Native American territory…
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manifest destiney was when the native Americans were sent to a new land reservation because the Americans were taking over there land. this was also when the trail of tears happened.kkohler.manifest destiney was when the native Americans were sent to a new land reservation because the Americans were…
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To say someone coined a phrase means that he or she first used it or is otherwise credited with its origin. Writer Francis Brett Young coined that particular phrase in 1940.
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Basically it was a government sanctioned land grab.
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A percieved purpose for life specific to the individual.
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Manifest Destiny is a term that was used in the 19th century to designate the belief that the United States was destined, even divinely ordained, to expand across the North American Continent, from the Atlantic seaboard to the Pacific Ocean.
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they say it started in the 1840s
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The mexico and u.s they are manifest destiny in history .
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The term manifest destiny has been various moments throughout the history of nations. Manifest Destiny portraits the divine plan of a countries, nations, or even individual's predetermined future in greatness.
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The opposite of destiny antonym is choice,free will or volition Bismillah (In the name of God) The opposite of Destiny is: "chance", "coincidence".
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Manifest destiny was the belief that the US would bound to expand from the Atlantic to the Pacific. This improved national identity and increased the US wealth.
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Man people viewed the Manifest Destiny as an excuse to invade territory, and counteract the US' selfishness. It was also viewed as injustice, inequality, and the 'most scandalous violation of the rights of nations.'
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The above question is wrong.
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Yes. Yes it did.
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manifest destiny was the expansion westward to the pacific ocean. without manifest destiny, america would not be the size it is today.
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Work ethic , dignity of labor ,
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the negative result is more then half of the native population was destroyed. to the point it was genocide. the race of the native american people decreased. Loss a lifes and the stealing of land should without a doubt be a serious set-back for moral-high people.
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No other direction was available. British held Canada was to the north and resisted American incursions during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The Atlantic Ocean was to the east and south. Travel to the moon as well as building large underground cities is not feasible even today That left…
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Manifest Destiny stated that the United States was the power in the western hemisphere. It helped America gain the status as a true nation in the world community.
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Manifest Destiny was an ideal that gave most white Americans a sense of superiority. They felt they had to remove the natives and Mexicans to make way for their new heaven on earth.
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As a transitive verb, it means 'show clearly' As an intransitive verb, it means 'appear' It also has other meanings eg it is a document listing the cargo, passengers, and crew of a ship, aircraft, or vehicle
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James K. Polk Manifest Destiny is a term that was used in the 19th century to designate the belief that the United States was destined, even divinely ordained, to expand across the North American continent, from the Atlantic seaboard to the Pacific Ocean. No single man or woman promoted the idea of…
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the greatPros- It helpedCons- No cons everything was fine.
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they received: Texas, California, Nevada, Utah, most of Arizona, some of New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming.
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The United States should extend from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
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John O'Sullivan. John O'Sullivan used the word manifest to mean clear or obvious. The word destiny means events sure to happen. Therefore, manifest destiny was the belief that our country's [U.S.A.] destiny was to expand our boundaries from "sea to shining sea" [Atlantic to Pacific Ocean]; a task be…
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The justification of Imperialist Expansion under the term 'Manifest Destiny' was by no means unique to the American Settlers. The Colonialisation process resulted in large scale extermination and suppression of indigenous peoples as well as exploitation and theft of land and resources. Many European…
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Americans harbored a belief of racial superiority and cultural superiority. Americans believed they had a â??divine obligationâ?? to stretch the borders of the country to the Pacific. The â??Everyone is equalâ?? mantra of the Jackson administration made Americans eager to tackle the challenge of…
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Idea that it was the US should expand to include all of Northern American (extreme radicals believed in spreading even further).
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PolkActually there were several different presidents during the time period of the Manifest Destiny. I am not sure who they are, but I don no that James K. Polk was one of them
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The idea that America could spread out wherever it wanted. This led to a lot of exploration and taking over of land to the west.
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Belief in Manifest Destiny didn't directly contribute to the Civil War. Those who believed in Manifest Destiny believed it was their God given right to continue expansion of the country based on their belief of Anglo-American superiority. However, indirectly the sectionalism between the north and so…
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Jesus and his pals from the hood'
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The Missouri Compromise's latitudinal division of the United States had become a barrier to the spirit of Manifest Destiny due to sectional hostilities. Texas, tried to get annexed for nine years, but had failed due to it allowing slaves in the state. With new western territories opening up, souther…
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Manifest destiny was a belief that expansion of the United States was inevitable and justified. This was shown by such events as the expedition of Lewis and Clark, the War of 1812, the Oregon Expansion, the Homestead Act, and the Trail of Tears.
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No, the term 'Manifest Destiny' was just another way of saying 'Imperialism.' It was also another excuse for displacing the native people who had been constantly pushed west as development continued in the United States. While the spirit of adventure was wonderful, the belief that one had a God-give…
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The Manifest Destiny was a term coined in the 19th century. It is used the reference the desire of the settlers to spread throughout the United States.
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False. Manifest Destiny refers to the ideology justifying westward expansion of the young American Republic. The inception and invention of the steam engine was not a cause of this. That being said the steam engine enabled American industrialization and transportation infrastructure allowing for gro…
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Manifest Destiny was used by American settlers in the 1840's to justify their invasion of Indian land--it was their "God-given right."
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Americans felt great pride as they continued to develop their country.
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Manifest Destiny was the "god-given right" we had to move west and get all the states we have now like California, Nevada, New Mexico, Ariziona, Texas, Colorado and Utah. Places like those would still be under Spanish rule if it wasn't for Manifest Destiny.
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to expand settlers to the west beyond the Appalachians
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The Manifest Destiny lasted for about ten years.
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a belief that the United States should exert its control of the Western Hemisphere
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expand all the way to the pacific
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the miners looking for gold in California
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expansion of the united states westward to the pacific ocean
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There are many ways in which you could explain the philosophy of Manifest destiny. You could draw diagrams for example.
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A policy of imperialistic expansion defended as necessary or benevolent.
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It was the belief most Americans had at the time that they wanted to expand the country from the east coast to the west coast
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I believe you can find the answer through wikipedia under Manifest Destiny.
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I learned seven. Use what suits your needs. U.S, Florida, Gadsen Purchase, Texas, Luisiana Purchase, Oregon, and Mexican Cession. You're welcome
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Manifest Destiny was the idea that the US would stretch from sea to sea, covering everything that it now covers. Manifest means "Obvious" and destiny usually refers to God's will. So it was something that people felt would just happen because that's what happening anyway.i couldent of said it bette…
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John L. O'Sullivan, and you can find this information on wikipedia.com if you type in John L. O'Sullivan. You'll also find more information about him and why he coined this phrase.
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The effects were that wealthy man got more opportunity's and it opened up more doors for the poor but it didn't go over the wealthy mean.
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John L. O'Sullivan
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Manifest Destiny was the idea of America expanding and moving west. People wanted to move west for cheaper land and large areas of land. Many families moved west along the Oregon trail. The idea of Manifest Destiny spread the United States all the way to the west Coast. However, Manifest Destiny al…
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Because more people will come to these areas. Also this was caused by westward expansion.
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The 1840s. The term "Manifest Destiny" was coined by John L. O'Sullivan in a newspaper editorial in 1845, but America's expansion to the west was sparked by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. After the War of 1812
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I do believe some people may have hatred in away of wanting to expand but there is no such war or movement about it right now
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a person
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To Americans, westward expansion seemed inevitable. In fact, some people believed that it was America's God-given right to settle land all the way to the Pacific Ocean. This belief is called manifest destiny.
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the United States went to war with Mexico
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Basically, it called for land-grabbing from Mexicans and Native Americans alike, by any means necessary.
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People traveled West during Manifest Destiny to settle the previously unknown areas of the country. It was the goal of the President Andrew Jackson to expand the freedoms known to the states on the East Coast throughout the rest of the nation.
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The Belief that America must spread Democracy across North America.
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