Discussion: Manifest Destiny and the Mexican War of 1846
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Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook: Chapter 8 (section 8.3), 11 OpenStax. (2019). U.S. history. OpenStax CNX. Retrieved from https://cnx.org/contents/[email protected]:[email protected]/Introduction
Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)
Initial Post Instructions
For the initial post, pick two (2) of the following historical events:
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
The Missouri Compromise
Independence of Texas
Mexican War of 1846-1848
The California Gold Rush
Then, address the following for your selections:
Which of your two selections do you consider most impactful on Westward Expansion during 1800-1848? Explain why.
Analyze the effects of the ideology of Manifest Destiny on the two historical events that you chose from the list.