{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

manifest destiny - Yvanna Saint-Fort US History AP pd.3/4...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Yvanna Saint-Fort US History AP pd.3/4 TR March 22, 2010 Manifest Destiny (1845) by John L. Sullivan: Questions 1. John L. Sullivan argues that the annexation of Texas is an inevitable course of action in Americas near future and that resistance should indefinitely come to an end. There is no reason for opposition to annexation because changes have already been put into motion as a means of recognizing common nationality and the majority of Texan population is comprised of American families and citizens, thus officially proclaiming the land as American territory. Texas must be annexed to the Union in order to combat European forces aiming overpower and out expand United States forces as a means of checking the Union’s manifest destiny and although Mexico claims Texas as theirs, it is on false pretense; Texas never officially belonged to Mexico. Sullivan continues on with the argument of slavery, stating that the institution is not an excuse to deny Texas annexation to the Union and that “slavery has nothing to do with it.” Westward expansion, beginning
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}