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1 Manifest Destiny US History Map of United States Circa 1830

2 Objective: Students will be able to… …understand and use key vocabulary … complete a map during the PowerPoint presentation. … complete the key word summary template on Manifest Destiny. 2

3 3 What is Manifest Destiny? American Progress Color Lithograph by George A. Crofutt and John Gast

4 4 What is “Manifest Destiny” Belief that the US should expand its territory from coast to coast

5 Manifest Destiny 615D-4453-BE65-5D74E57140ED 475F-BC02-DA132CCD DD3-451B-AD81-E560FD6551EA

6 6 US Territorial Expansion A When? From Where? How? 1776 Great Britain US declared independence from Great Britain A - 13 Original Colonies

7 7 US Territorial Expansion A When? From Where? How? 1783 Great Britain Part of Treaty of Paris (ended Revolutionary War) B B - Western Lands

8 8 US Territorial Expansion A When? From Where? How? 1803 France Napoleon needed $ Jefferson wanted to buy New Orleans He got all of this instead! B C - Louisiana Purchase C

9 9 US Territorial Expansion A When? From Where? How? 1819 Spain Andrew Jackson invaded Spain then sold it to us for $5 million B D - Florida D C

10 10 Thinking Question (don’t write this down!! Just think!) Why weren’t Americans happy with the size of their country at this point in their history?

11 11 Mr. Manifest Destiny James K. Polk Elected President in 1844 Added more territory to the US than any other President Died 103 days after his only term ended

12 12 US Territorial Expansion A When? From Where? How? 1845 Republic of Texas (Independent Country) Texas independent from Mexico in 1836 Gained independence to become part of US B E - Texas D C E

13 13 US Territorial Expansion A When? From Where? How? 1846 Great Britain Claimed by four countries (Britain, Russia, Spain, & US) Americans demanded “54 ° 40’ or fight!” Britain compromised 49 ° & US accepted B F - Oregon Territory D C E F

14 14 US Territorial Expansion A When? From Where? How? 1848 Mexico Polk offers to buy G from Mexico & they refuse War! US wins In Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, US offers $15 million for G B G - Mexican Cession D C E F G

15 15 Directions: Read the article and respond to the prompt on p. 2 American Progress Color Lithograph by George A. Crofutt and John Gast


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