Manifest destiny (with a growth map)

4,364 views

Published on

BRIEF HISTORY OF MANIFEST DESTINY AND THE GROWTH OF AMERICA AND

Published in: Education, News & Politics
0 Comments
9 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
4,364
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
962
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
166
Comments
0
Likes
9
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Manifest destiny (with a growth map)

  1. 1. MANIFEST DESTINY
  2. 2. WHAT IS MANIFEST DESTINY??  MANIFEST DESTINY WAS THE BELIEF THAT AMERICANS HAD THE RIGHT TO EXPAND THEIR TERRITORY FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN
  3. 3. WHAT IS MANIFEST DESTINY??   THIS PICTURE CALLED “AMERICAN PROGRESS” WAS PAINTED BY JOHN GAST THE WOMAN REPRESENTS AMERICA MOVING WESTWARD AND TAKING OVER LAND FOR THEMSELVES
  4. 4. WAS MANIFEST DESTINY FAIR??   MANIFEST DESTINY HAD A NEGATIVE SIDE. MANY WHITE AMERICANS BELIEVED THAT THEY WERE SUPERIOR TO NATIVE AMERICANS AND MEXICANS. THEY USED THIS BELIEF TO JUSTIFY TAKING LANDS BELONGING TO PEOPLE THEY CONSIDERED INFERIOR
  5. 5. MANIFEST DESTINY FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN (HOW THE U.S. GREW FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN) When? •1776 A - 13 Original Colonies From Where? •Great Britain A Why? •US declared independence from Great Britain
  6. 6. MANIFEST DESTINY FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN (HOW THE U.S. GREW FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN) When? 1783 From Where? Great Britain Why? Part of results of Treaty of Paris (ended Revolutionary War) B - Western Lands A B
  7. 7. MANIFEST DESTINY FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN (HOW THE U.S. GREW FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN) When? 1803 From Where? C - Louisiana Purchase France Why? Napoleon needed $ Jefferson wanted to buy New Orleans He got all of this instead! C A B
  8. 8. MANIFEST DESTINY FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN (HOW THE U.S. GREW FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN) When? 1819 From Where? Spain D - Florida Why? Andrew Jackson invaded Spain then sold it to us for $5 million C B A D
  9. 9. MANIFEST DESTINY FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN (HOW THE U.S. GREW FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN) When? 1845 From Where? E - Texas Republic of Texas (Independent Country) Why? Texas was annexed (added to the U.S.in 1845) Northerners feared it would become a slave state C B A E D
  10. 10. MANIFEST DESTINY FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN (HOW THE U.S. GREW FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN) When? 1846 From Where? F - Oregon Territory F Great Britain Why? Britain compromised 49° & US accepted C B A E D
  11. 11. MANIFEST DESTINY FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN (HOW THE U.S. GREW FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN) When? 1848 From Where? Mexico Why? Polk offers to buy G from Mexico & they refuse War between the U.S and Mexico/US wins In Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, US offers $15 million for G G - Mexican Cession F C G B A E D
  12. 12. WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINFEST DESTINY???   HE ADDED MORE TERRITORY TO THE U.S. THAN ANY OTHER P.O.T.U.S POLK HAD A 4POINT PLAN FOR HIS TIME IN OFFICE. HE ACCOMPLISHED ALL FOUR GOALS IN FOUR YEARS
  13. 13. WHAT WERE JAMES K POLK'S FOUR GOALS??? 1. SETTLE THE CONTROVERSY OVER THE OREGON TERRITORY WITH GREAT BRITAIN 2. BRING CALIFORNIA INTO THE UNITED STATES 3. SET UP AN INDEPENDENT TREASURY TO FIX THE CREDIT MESS MADE BY ANDREW JACKSON 4. LOWER TARIFFS
  14. 14. WHO WAS LISTENING TO THE TEACHER???? 1. WHAT WAS MANIFEST DESTINY??? 2. HOW MUCH DID THE U.S. PAY FOR FLORIDA?? 3. WHAT COUNTRY DID THE U.S. GO TO WAR WITH OVER CALIFORNIA AND NEW MEXICO 4. HOW MUCH DID THE U.S. PAY FOR CALIFORNIA AND NEW MEXICO (MEXICAN CESSION)??

×