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Search for Professionalism United States Navy 1815-1860
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Learning Objectives • Effectiveness of U.S. Navy as an instrument of diplomacy during the period • State of naval technology and its evolution • U.S naval policy as a reflection of period • Wilkes and M. C. Perry expeditions and importance to U.S. maritime interests • Lessons of Crimean and Mexican Wars.
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Expansion • Manifest Destiny “To overspread the continent for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions.” • Monroe Doctrine Limited European intervention in the Americas
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Post War Navy The Navy increases in size !! Primary Missions Protect US Commerce Navy as Diplomacy Defensive Board of Navy Commissioners Permanent Squadrons Med, Brazil, West Indies , Pacific, East Indies Wilkes Expedition/Scientific Exploration
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Beginning of Change • SECNAV Upshur (1841-42) expansion , modernization and reform • SecNav Bancroft US Naval Academy • Mexican War (1846-1848) • Navy Problems
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The desire of the U.S. to expand across the North American continent to the Pacific Ocean. “Manifest Destiny Offers in 1835 and 1845 to purchase California from Mexico refused The Texas War of Independence and the Treaty of Velasco in 1836, giving Texas it’s independence. Due to continuing hostilities with Mexico, the
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2010 for the course NAVSC 102 taught by Professor Hammond during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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