Manifest Destiny Thesis

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Manifest Destiny Bang! The gun was shot, and the land-run began. Hundreds of people raced across the state of Oklahoma to claim practically free land. My views about Manifest Destiny were affected greatly by the movie we saw about westward expansion and Angie Debo. Yes, westward expansion improved and expanded the white men’s settlements greatly, but there was another people’s story that seems forgotten. The idea of Manifest Destiny was a fresh look on the expansion of the United States. This idea was that there would be settlements all the way from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. This was the white men’s dream and goal. When they reached the West, they found that there were Native Americans that had already made settlements there.
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