Manifest destiny


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A short power point about west ward expansion.

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Manifest destiny

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