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Manifest Destiny

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Manifest Destiny

  1. 1. The Expansion of the United States at home and abroad
  2. 2. The Beginning <ul><li>Andrew Jackson </li></ul><ul><li>Jacksonian Democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Promote strong executive </li></ul>Andrew Jackson
  3. 3. Definition <ul><li>God Watches over </li></ul><ul><li>Expand to Pacific </li></ul>Angel Watches over settlers
  4. 4. Expansion <ul><li>To the Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisitions </li></ul>
  5. 5. Where next <ul><li>Manifest Destiny </li></ul><ul><li>reemerges </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Moving </li></ul><ul><li>Where does it </li></ul><ul><li>stop? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Not to Mexico <ul><li>Calhoun led charge </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t Implore will </li></ul><ul><li>No Mexican </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul>John C. Calhoun
  7. 7. If Not Mexico <ul><li>Philippines? </li></ul><ul><li>Purchased from Spain </li></ul><ul><li>10 Million Dollars </li></ul>
  8. 8. Kansas and the Philippines <ul><li>Kansas Farming </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted Success </li></ul><ul><li>Differing Viewpoints </li></ul>
  9. 9. Kansas Involvement <ul><li>Proud Kansan’s </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted Expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Hero’s Welcome </li></ul>Kansas 20 th In action
  10. 10. The Anti-Imperialists <ul><li>Opposed force </li></ul><ul><li>Unconstitutional </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reasoning <ul><li>John Davis </li></ul><ul><li>Past Experiences </li></ul>
  12. 12. Past Experiences <ul><li>Fall of Rome </li></ul><ul><li>British and Indians </li></ul>
  13. 13. Declaration of Independence <ul><li>Inalienable Rights </li></ul><ul><li>What possible good? </li></ul>
  14. 14. What if annexed? <ul><li>Cheap Labor Force </li></ul><ul><li>Political Power </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sphere of Influence <ul><li>Monroe Doctrine </li></ul><ul><li>Invite Europe back </li></ul>Monroe Doctrine
  16. 16. Unconstitutional <ul><li>Unwilling subjects </li></ul><ul><li>No power of </li></ul><ul><li>Colonialism </li></ul>
  17. 17. Jeremiah D. Botkin <ul><li>Immoral everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul>
  18. 18. Benefit <ul><li>Trade benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Who gains though </li></ul><ul><li>Worth it? </li></ul>
  19. 19. Imperialists <ul><li>Took opposite side </li></ul><ul><li>William Allen White </li></ul>William Allen White
  20. 20. Conclusion <ul><li>Same Premise </li></ul><ul><li>Different conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Called by God </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Standard 4 The student uses a working knowledge and understanding of significant individuals, groups, ideas, events, eras, and developments in the history of Kansas, the United States, and the world, utilizing essential analytical and research skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmark 4.1 The student uses a working knowledge and understanding of individuals, group, ideas, developments, and turning points in the early years of the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Indicator 4.1.5 (A) The student analyzes how territorial expansion of the United States affected relations with external powers and American Indians (e.g., Louisiana Purchase, concept of Manifest Destiny, previous land policies-Northwest Ordinance, Mexican-American War, Gold Rush). </li></ul>
  22. 22. Citation <ul><li>Hankins, Barry. “Manifest Destiny in the Midwest: Selected Kansans and the Philippine Question.” Kansas History (Spring 1985) Vol 30 No. 4 pg 54-67 </li></ul><ul><li>Nick Hansen </li></ul><ul><li>Pittsburg State University </li></ul>

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