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Friars U.S. History

Manifest Destiny

Reasons for the depression
whos who
Reasons for the crash
Hoover tries to help
The New Deal for America
Photo Analysis
Evaluating the New Deal
Whos Who WWII
The Rise of Hitler
The Government of Hitler/The Fighting begins
Mobilizing for the War
Poster Analysis
Victory in Europe
The End....aren't you glad!?

Manifest Destiny

Manifest Destiny

1.   Term was coined by magazine editor John L. O’Sullivan

2.  The word was used to express the belief that god intended the U.S. to expand westward to the Pacific Ocean.

3.  Many Northerners embraced the idea because of economic problems and urban overcrowding

4.  Thought expansion would lessen population pressures and create new markets for industrial products

5.  Southerners wanted the western lands for increased cotton production

6.  Some Americans objected because they felt pushing west would cause problems with other countries that had already laid claim to the land

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