Answer: Mexican Cession and Annexation of Texas
Examples of Manifest Destiny
Examples of manifest destiny include the war with Mexico to acquire Texas and other areas of the Southwest the dispute with Great Britain over the Oregon Territory and the U.S. colonization of Puerto Rico and the Philippines. Manifest destiny also influenced the U.S. acquisition of Native American lands. The term manifest destiny refers to the moral cultural and economic imperative many Americans felt to expand westward during the 19th century.
What were the big events of Manifest Destiny? Louisiana Purchase. The Louisiana Purchase occurred in 1803. Trail of Tears. A painting shows many Cherokee taking the long forced journey called the Trail of Tears. Oregon Trail: Chimney Rock. James K. Gadsden Purchase treaty. Rough Riders.
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An example of Manifest Destiny is the belief by President Polk's administration that the U.S. should expand throughout the continent. The 19th-century doctrine that the United States had the right and duty to expand throughout the North American continent.
As an example of the latter on February 6 1846 the New-Hampshire Statesman and State Journal a Whig newspaper described "some windy orator in the House [of Representatives]" as "pouring for his 'manifest destiny' harangue."
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