Many Americans believe that God give them the power and duty to expand territory, strengthen the United States. The motivation of United States launched this war is a debatable subject. The origin and influence The term Manifest Destiny was popular in the 19th century, some Americans believed they had the destiny to expand American continent Territory, from the Atlantic coast to Pacific Ocean. The ideal of territory expansion is already had before the American Independence, but in 1845, The United States Magazine and Democratic Review editor John O'Sullivan published an essay “Annexation”. “…our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions” This essay reveal John O'Sullivan claim United States had a destiny expansion .
Expansionism, however, had long been a part of American policies. Fueled by a belief in it manifest destiny. Manifest destiny is a belief that American possessed a god-given right to rule North America. Throughout the 1800s American settlers expanded westward towards California. But as the 1800s came to a close, American expansion had reached all the way to the pacific and had nowhere else to go on the American mainland.
Westward Expansion There are many factors to consider when trying to decide which force had the greatest impact on the nation. Nationalism, when people hold great pride in their country, influenced heavily on the nation by bringing us closer to our neighbors and unifying us as a society. January 1815, a British fleet with 7500 troops lands near New Orleans. When the United States conquered the British, it was our nations first true look at nationalism. While this impacted our nation, the other competing forces still had a more significant impact.
As the war progressed, the articles agree that the colonists used their sea power and trading power among other towns to wear down the Indians and win the war. The national debt occurred as a result of King Philip’s War.3 They both agree that the war cost the New England colonists a significant amount of money.1 While comparable, the three articles did display unique comments about the war and different levels of credibility. The Wikipedia article discussed the relationship between the Indians being peaceful.1 While true, the Wars and Battles article better elaborated by showing the colonists preaching the gospel, trading, and fighting with the Indians.3 This gives the reader a much better idea of what the relations between the colonists and Indians were like before the war than the Wikipedia article. In the Wikipedia article the importance of Sassamon in the outbreak of the war was mentioned. Sassamon was displayed as “a figure in the outbreak of the war.
The Alliances were made to protect the country when in war or whilst away and fighting. As you can see from the picture below the Triple Alliance were surrounded by the Triple Entente so they might have felt a cautious about an outside attack from the Triple Entente http://firstworldwar.olemarius.net/images/pics/map.gif The first official attack in the war was by Austria-Hungary. Austria-Hungary invaded Serbia 28 July 1914 and bombarded Belgrade 29 July this was all triggered by the assaination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand by a member of the Black Hand. The making up of alliances and the order to protect the country they have made treaty with. If the assassin of Franz Ferdinand hadn’t of shot the duke and The Alliances had not been formed there may have only been a small war between Serbia and Austria-Hungry .
The French colonies in the East brought a peaceful cooperation with the Indians. France engaged the Indians in their desire to expand the fur trade and likewise, the Indians found a new global market as they contributed greatly to the fur trade. However, in the West the Spanish entered the new territories with the intention of controlling the region and the local Indians by forcing them into unfree labor and a persistent drive to convert their religious beliefs to Catholicism. The Pueblo Indians rose up in a major rebellion in 1680 led by Pope`. The Pueblo Indians united and attached the missions, killing hundreds of the missionaries and driving them from their native lands.
Due to the compromise, the northern border of the Oregon territory was set at the 49th parallel. Many Northerners thought it was a plan by the Southerners to limit the expansion of the Free states. All three events was caused by the belief of manifest destiny. With the belief, people expanded westward and settled in Texas and Oregon. If they have not, then the states will not have to deal with Mexico or the British.
The solution was the United States Constitution. In fear of power, dictatorship, and political chaos the framers of the United States created the U.S Constitution on September 17th 1787. The Constitution is divided into three parts, the preamble, the articles, and the Amendments. The Preamble is the first part of the Constitution, which is considered the introduction of the Constitution that gives you the why of this important document. The preamble gives the patriotic foundation of the union stating the famous quote “We the people of the Unites States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessing of liberty to ourselves and our prosperity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America”.
The Plymouth and Chesapeake Colonies a Comparison Many individual issues helped shape both the Plymouth and Virginian colonies. As a result the colonies developed different styles of life. Religion played a major part in the Plymouth colonies for the settlers abandoned England to shape a new religious freedoms. However the Virginian colonies settled in order to find gold and silver and where driven by profit not giving much thought to religion. Both settled colonies suffered life loss adapting to the hash weather and conditions of the new settlements.
One of the changes is that America began the Lend Lease Act which rented military weapons to Britain and later the Soviet Union and China. Other acts were also passed to help our allies materially in the war. Some of the main reason the foreign policy was changed was because; from 1931 to 1941, Japan invaded most of Asia (Manchuria) and was threatening U.S islands and our Open Door policy, also Germans