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Grade 8: U.S. History Liberty Middle School 1 C oncept D evelopment: i s the belief that it is America’s right AND fate to spread west across the American continent from “sea to shining sea”. From 1803 to 1848, America acquired 1 __ new territories 2 to the United States to achieve Manifest Destiny. The United States added territory by one of three ways: 1. _______ 2. _______ 3. ____
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Concept Development CFU Describe some Americans’ attitude toward westward expansion. Many Americans thought it was not only the country’s ______ right (authority from God) to spread westward, but it was their _____ to extend the borders from “sea to shining sea”. We will be looking at 5 different territories for expansion. 1. Louisiana Purchase 2. _____ 3. Texas 4. ______ Country 5. Mexican Cession
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Unformatted text preview: What direction is everything in the picture headed ? Why ? One side of the painting is dark and the other is bright, what does the darkness represent ? What is happening to the Native Americans and Buffalo in the painting? The woman at the center of this painting is supposed to represent the American spirit. Why do you think she is carrying a school book and telephone lines? In your own words, what is Manifest Destiny? Gold Rush • The discovery of gold ______ in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the California Gold Rush • As news spread thousands of hopeful gold miners traveled to ___ _______and the surrounding area • Population Before 1848 - <1,000 After _____ - >100,000...
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