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04.01 Manifest DestinyAPUSHLeander WeiOption 1“[The House is] desirous to obtain a full knowledge of all the facts which go toestablish whether the particular spot on which the blood of our citizens was soshed was or was not at that time our own soil… (First resolution) Whether thespot on which the blood of our citizens was shed, as in his messages declared,was or was not within the territory of Spain, at least after the treaty of 1819, untilthe Mexican revolution… (Second resolution) Whether that spot is or is not withinthe territory which was wrested from Spain by the revolutionary Government ofMexico.”— From Abraham Lincoln’s “Spot Resolutions,” 18471.Using the excerpt, answer a, b, and c.a) Briefly explain the point of view about the Mexican-American War expressedby the writer.b) Briefly explain how the concept of Manifest Destiny relates to the events orviews expressed in the document.c) Briefly explain ONE event or idea from the period 1844 – 1877 that could be
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Term
Spring
Professor
Bruno
Tags
US History, Manifest Destiny, Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Ulysses S Grant, Mexican American War, James K Polk

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