Manifest Destiny Outline

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Manifest destiny belief that U.S. expansion across North America was justified and inevitable; even ordained by God 1840's. Rail Road doubled - Morris Code invented - Samuel Colt Revolver - Gold found in Cali 2 Manifest destiny belief that U.S. expansion across North America was justified and inevitable; even ordained by God 1840's. Rail Road doubled - Morris Code invented - Samuel Colt Revolver - Gold found in Cali 3 Mountain Men trappers and explorers who roamed the North American Rocky Mountains — from about 1810 through the 1880s they were instrumental in opening up the various Emigrant Trails 4 Oregon Fever A migratory trend that began in the 1830s and was in full swing a decade later was one that went to the Pacific territories…show more content…
General in the army. Had the northern part of the Know-Nothing party join the Republican party. In the election of 1856 he received no electoral votes in the Southern states. John C. Fremont was so anti-slavery that some southerners insisted that if he had won the presidency that the south would secede from the north. Stephen F. Austin He was known as the Father of Texas, led the first legal and ultimately successful colonization of the region by bringing 300 families from the United States into Tex 11 James Knox Polk "Young Hickery" supported manifest destiny; strong stance on expanding us land by annexing texas and oregon and purchasing california. 11th President. 12 Zachory Taylor A general in the United states army, he was sent down by polk to the rio grande river to instigate and start war with mexico. Elected as the 12 president of the united states but died after only 16 months in office. 13 Winfield Scott-hero from Mexican American war -Anaconda Plan -loved Lee (wanted him to take Union army) -technically highest commander in Union army at start of war though not a field officer 14 The Bear Flag Republic 1846 -Short lived California republic established by local American
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