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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 [ CITATION His092 \l 1033 ] .” Manifest Destiny was the idea that God had destined the US to spread out across the continent of North America (Openstax, 2019).

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