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Manifest Destiny American Expansion and the Empire of Right (Critical Issue Book) by Anders Stephanson

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Published by Hill and Wang .
Written in English


  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7974382M
ISBN 100809015846
ISBN 109780809015849

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From Colonial times through the 19th century, European Americans advanced toward the west. This book explains the origins of territorial expansion and traces the course of Manifest Destiny to its culminating moment, the conquest of Mexico and the acquisition of the western territories. It also weighs major historical interpretations that have evolved over the years, from those praising. Aug 31,  · Manifest Destiny deserves all of the accolades it's received so far. This is a very fun read, with excellent art. Volume 1 collects 6 issues, and while there's a complete story arc there, its seems to mainly set the stage for what's to come/5(60). This is a short book about a large subject: manifest destiny. Manifest destiny refers to the belief that America was chosen by God to spread from coast to coast, with a few field trips into places like Hawaii, the Philippines, Cuba, and Haiti as well. The book is only pages long and incredibly verbose/5. Manifest destiny was a widely held belief in the 19th-century United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America. There are three basic themes to manifest destiny: The special virtues of the American people and their institutions; The mission of the United States to redeem and remake the west in the image of agrarian.

“When the culture of the East, its chief characteristic, is added to the strength of body and the strength of mind of the agricultural center, its special contribution, and these two great characteristics are constantly imbued with the spirit of independence and love of liberty which lives in the hearts of the dwellers of the mountains, their main quality added to the national character. Jul 28,  · manifest destiny, belief held by many Americans in the s that the United States was destined to expand across the continent, by force, as used against Native Americans, if necessary. The controversy over slavery further fueled expansionism, as the North and South each wanted the nation to admit new states that supported its section's. Nov 14,  · Manifest Destiny, a phrase coined in , is the idea that the United States is destined—by God, its advocates believed—to expand its dominion and spread. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Manifest Destiny by Brian Garfield at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt Brand: Open Road Media.

Manifest Destiny #41 Edit. This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue. Manifest Destiny #40 Edit Manifest Destiny #39 Edit Manifest Destiny #38 Edit Manifest Destiny #37 Edit Manifest Destiny #36 Edit Manifest Destiny #35 Edit. Manifest Destiny was a term coined by John O'Sullivan in It encompassed the idea that the United States was destined to occupy all the land. Manifest Destiny. likes · 2 talking about this. In , Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark set out on an expedition to explore the uncharted American frontier. This is Followers: The term "Manifest Destiny," which American writer John L. O'Sullivan coined in , describes what most 19th-Century Americans believed was their God-given mission to expand westward, occupy a continental nation, and extend U.S. constitutional government to unenlightened the term sounds like it is strictly historical, it also more subtly applies to the tendency of U.S. foreign.