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  • 1. Jeremy Garcia
  • 2. What is Manifest Destiny
    U.S. has destiny that we must make
    “to expand to the Pacific Ocean and into Mexican territory” (The Americans)
  • 3. Thomas Jefferson
    The man behind the mission
    Create an “empire of liberty”
    Louisiana Purchase
    Doubled nations size
  • 4. Why Move West?
    Land
    Wealth
    Freedom
  • 5. Settlers and Native Americans
    The “middle ground”
    Assimilation
    To become a part of
    Maintaining traditions
    Trading partners and Guides
  • 6. Native Americans
    Territorial disputes
    Black Hawk War (1830)
    Wisconsin territory
  • 7. Evolution Through Expansion
    Louisiana Purchase (1803)
  • 8. Territorial Disputes
    Oregon Territory
    Rich soil
    Many nations claims
    Russia, Great Britain, France, and Spain
  • 9. Trails West
    Oregon
    Sante Fe
    Mormon
    California
    Page 263
  • 10. Moving West
    Santa Fe Trail (merchant trail)
    Not easy-dangerous
    Kiowa, Comanche, and bandits
    Required cooperation
  • 11. Moving West
    Oregon Trail (settler trail)
    Destination- Oregon
    Dangerous
    Caravanned for protection
    Help each other out
    Diseases like fever, diarrhea, and cholera
    Native attacks
  • 12. Mormon Movement West
    What is a Mormon
    Joseph Smith
    Persecution
  • 13. Brigham Young
    Encouraged people to move west
    Utah Territory
  • 14. Things to Remember
    What is manifest destiny?
    Who started Westward expansion?
    Louisiana purchase
    Mormon movement
  • 15. Works Cited
    Kennedy, Reess, “Manifest Destiny” Septmeber 22, 2010 via Google, attribution-noncommerical- noDervis
    Martin, Phillip, “Manifest Destiny” September 22, 2010 <http://www.wartgames.com/themes/clipart.html>
    Danzer, Lor Der Alva, The Americans, McDougal Littell, 2005
    Hljavery, “Brinham Young” September 17, 2005 via Flickr, creative commons
    Golbez, “States and Territories of the United States of America April 30 1803 to March 27 1804” September 22, 2010 via wikipedia, creative commons
  • 16. Beyond my Ken, “Missouri Compromise” September 22, 2010, via Wikipedia, Creative commons