Original Records Of Specific Events Essay

1246 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
Tyler Rivera
Ms. Gioia
U.S History 1

History was made by chronological records of specific events, each of them having a following effect on another occasion. Historical events are set to a fixed date or an exact occurrence. The Manifest Destiny originated in the 1840s. What is the Manifest Destiny you say, it is a vague idea that created American history. “ Manifest Destiny was a phrase used by politicians and leaders in the United States in the 1840s to justify and promote territorial expansion across the North American continent by providing a sense of mission to citizens” ( "Manifest Destiny." Kids.Net.Au. Web. 6 May 2015). This could be defined as “ A Movement.” John L. O’Sullivan was a democratic leader and influential editor who gave the movement its name. He used the term “manifest destiny” to promote the expansion of Texas and the Oregon country to the United States. O 'Sullivan addressed the ongoing boundary dispute with Great Britain in the Oregon Country. O 'Sullivan believed that God had given the United States a mission to spread republican democracy throughout North America. There are a lot of different things that the Manifest Destiny was good for. Somethings were like that the Americans will gain more land. The removal of Native Americans occurred, when we had made a plan to use this extra land for soil and for crops. The climate helped us grow food and we were able to make more shelters. This was also go for a start of a new life. Native…

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