dq 1 - DQ 1 The primary factor which led to the Western...

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DQ 1 The primary factor which led to the Western Expansion was greed. Whether it is through the search for gold, lands, profit, or to just survive, the underlying reason seemed to always be greed. Many were constantly searching for bigger more fertile pieces of land. Still greed played a huge factor, at the time it made no difference if the land one was trying to acquire was inhabited or not they believed they had all write to move in and take over the land. Another factor which contributed to the Western Expansion was the search for new trade routes, gold, and profit. Many people were looking for a better place to raise their families, a better place to thrive socially, politically, and economically. The Primary idea behind the Manifest Destiny was that we would be able to take whatever we want no matter the circumstances. People believed it was their right to have their own land and during the agricultural and industrial age, land meant great resources and with greater resources came greater power. The Manifest Destiny shaped the world today because it gave a near
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