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11-14-07Manifest Destiny -- It is their God ordained destinyoThis phrase will be coined in a newspaper by John O’SulivanoIt is America’s destiny to control N. America from coast to coastoAmericans will believe that their bringing 3 things to these landsGodTechnologyand CivilizationoAmericans will use the manifest destiny to justify acts of crueltyOregon Trail --oAmericans that will move west will be pushed and pulled (kinda likeimmigrants)They will be pushed by economic depressionThey will be pulled by the lure of lush, fertile, land (and maybe bygold)oThis is the only relatively safe way to get to the west coastoOne in ten died on the journeyoWhat might kill you:Cholera – death by diarrheaPoor sanitationSwimming situationsWeather – lightning strikes, blizzards, floodsAccidents – getting shot, getting bitten, etc…oIndependence, Missouri – the beginning of the Oregon Trailo

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Manifest Destiny, production Plantation owners, education Plantation owners, cruelty Oregon Trail, planter elites

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