For the initial post,
pick two (2)
of the following historical events:
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
The Missouri Compromise
Independence of Texas
Mexican War of 1846-1848
The California Gold Rush
Then, address the following for your selections:
Which of your two selections do you consider most impactful on Westward
Expansion during 1800-1848? Explain why.
Analyze the effects of the ideology of Manifest Destiny on the two historical
events that you chose from the list.
The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-
slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in
the western territories. It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory “north of the
parallel 36°30' north except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri
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was the idea that God had destined the
to spread out
across the continent of North America (Openstax, 2019).