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Prompt: Evaluate the relative importance of different causes for the expanding role of the United States in the world in the period from 1865 to 1910. The Manifest Destiny was coined in 1860, the ideas in the Manifest Destiny was it was the devout right for Americans to spread westward and colonize the land there. They were under the impression that Americans could remove Native Americans off their land without repercussions, because it was in God’s honor. Expansion was of great importance to the United States during the period of 1865 to 1910. The United States did everything in their power to remain relevant to the outside nations because the felt as if they paled in comparison and the nation also tried to circumvent marginalized parties that weren’t as modern as the United States. As the dust settled from all the wars before this point, the nation was engulfed in trying to keep up with the other nations. The nation as a whole was beginning to see that there was nothing more to do that would help them enlarge. They were beginning to feel minute in

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