HIST405N Week 3 Manifest Destiny and the Mexican War of 1846 Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
- Textbook: Chapter 8 (section 8.3), 11
- Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)
Initial Post Instructions
- 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.
TEXTBOOK REQUIRED: https://openstax.org/books/us-history/pages/1-introduction